From: Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve (RWGK_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-07 18:01:34
> I would disagree. The `modules' mechanism makes multiple versions of
> various packages, including MIPSpro, quite possible.
OK, that's new to me.
> The file I'm preparing to submit has completely reorganized logic
> for this. Perhaps it will work better for you.
Great, I am looking forward to trying it out.
> Forcing the user to use the default library paths, however simple it
> may be, is too limiting for at least my needs. The project I'm on right
> now requires the ability to specify alternate paths, so I won't be
> able to use such a system.
I still believe that it is better to handle this situation with setup
scripts (put what you want first in $PATH; rely on the front-end to get
the rest right), but I will stop arguing immediately if your toolset
works for me.
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