[haiku-development] Re: Directory renaming

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 23:45:12 +0200 CEST

> Oliver Ruiz Dorantes wrote:
> > 2009/4/2 François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx <mailto:revol@xxxxxxx>>
> >
> >     At least I know several apps where I specifically hardcoded a
> >     check for
> >     --prefix in configure scripts to reroute various dirs in case
> > it was /
> >     boot/beos/system by opposition to ~/config ...
> >
> >
> > At least I would wait until R2 / Gcc4 complete switch to break
> > something.
> > There is too much effort in bin compatibility to throw it away with
> > directory naming changes.
>
> FWIW, +1.
>

The BeOSCompatibility OptionalPackage I added should make sure things
are usable for those old apps.

François.

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