GNUstep filesystem layout discussion

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at
Sun Aug 24 13:24:44 UTC 2008

On Sunday, 24 August 2008 at 15:16, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 02:50:38PM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > Axel, what do you think? Seems like keeping the unflattened layout
> > > might be too much trouble; if we are already flattening /usr/bin and
> > > /usr/lib*, might as well stick with a flattened layout after all.
> > 
> > I'm not Axel, but I second this. ;)
> But please understand that we would then have chosen between
> libfoundation and gnustep-base, e.g. only one would be allowed in
> Fedora world. And thus only one subset of application packages would
> survive.
> unflattened != multiarch
> unflattened == choose libcombo at runtime
> flattened == choose libcombo at buildtime

Hm. We don't support mixing lesstif and openmotif either. Is libfoundation
incompatible with gnustep-base?

Anyway, here's an idea:
Put binaries in unflattened %{_libdir}/GNUstep/* and symlink to /usr/bin.


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