From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-29 10:09:34
[2003-07-29] Christopher Currie wrote:
>Rene Rivera wrote:
>> PS. It would be nice if the sun toolset searched the /opt/SUNWspro usual
>> install location.
>I thought about that, but my sysadmins did not install it to that
>location, so I didn't think it appropriate; I'm also a little hesistant
>to hardcode *any* paths into the toolset.
>I can see value to having this check so one doesn't need the compiler in
>their path, but you can achieve the same effect by putting the path in
>the using directive, e.g.:
> using sun : : /opt/SUNWspro ;
>However, all that said, it's a trivial change to set "/opt/SUNWspro/bin"
>as a default, and if everyone else thinks it's a good idea, the
>appropriate patch is attached.
I always think it's a good idea to minimize the amount of "setup" a user has
to do to use any program. Having the default means that for most people they
will only have to do the "using sun ;" and not think about it. Much less
explaining we have to do if it works for most people without configuration.
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