vim-6.2 patch

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Mon Jun 16 18:23:43 PDT 2003


Jack Brown wrote:

> 
> <Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au> wrote in message
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>>
>> > in the src/INSTALL file it mentions using "make VIMRCLOC=/etc
>> > VIMRUNTIMEDIR=/usr/share/vim", here's a qote :
>> >
>> > Unix: PUTTING vimrc IN /etc
>> >
>> > Some Linux distributions prefer to put the global vimrc file in /etc,
> and
>> > the
>> > Vim runtime files in /usr.  This can be done with:
>> >     ./configure --prefix=/usr
>> >     make VIMRCLOC=/etc VIMRUNTIMEDIR=/usr/share/vim MAKE="make -e"
>>
>> I looked at this some time ago... only thing that makes me a little wary
> of
>> this method is the "make -e"
>>
>> MSB pointed out a while ago that "make -e" = bad
>>
>>
>
http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2001/08/0965.html
>>
>> [R]
>>
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> I just didn't bother with the MAKE="make -e" part and just used make
> VIMRCLOC=/etc VIMRUNTIMEDIR=/usr/share/vim, worked fine as far as I can
> tell, is there some reason to
> think that the MAKE="make -e" part of it is necessary for the other
> settings to work?
> 
> Jack Brown

ive tried it without make -e and the vimrc stuff didnt actually make it into
the final executable, so yes there is a VERY good reason for the make -e
bit

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