[Fedora-packaging] Wiki is inconsistent on Mono file locations

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Aug 27 16:57:33 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 17:21 +0200, Mary Ellen Foster wrote:
> Disclaimer: I'm not a Mono programmer; I'm just trying to package
> something that includes some Mono pieces.
> I was looking at the Wiki about packaging for Mono
> (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Mono), and it seems to
> contradict itself. Under "File locations", it says
>     Mono packages should install assemblies to %{_libdir}
>     rather than /usr/lib or %{_datadir}
> Then, right below, it gives sample gacutil lines that install into
> %{_prefix}/lib, with a note that it might later change to %{_libdir}
> and a link to a bug with a lot of discussion, but no clear indication
> of whether the proposal was accepted or not.
> So, should my stuff go into %{_libdir} or %{_prefix}/lib?

%{_libdir}. The example should have been corrected, I'll go fix it now.


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