[sugar] spreading activity bundle contents across the filesystem?
Thu Mar 13 08:15:50 EDT 2008
> On Mar 13, 2008, at 8:55 , Jani Monoses wrote:
> > For emulation of sugar on regular boxes is there a way of
> > scattering an activity instead of installing it under a
> > single directory? The Debian policy for instance does not
> > permit installing a .so under /usr/share and several
> > activities come with prebuilt shared objects.
> > I wonder if there's a simple enough change like an addition
> > to a sugar-specific search path that would allow this with
> > minimal disruption?
> I don't think so, since activity authors are free to structure
> the bundle any way they like. I'd rather suggest installing
> the bundles in, say, /usr/lib/sugar/activities.
i'd think that requirements for a particular distribution, if
they're not met by bert's suggestion, could usually be satisfied
with symlinks pointing in one direction or the other. there are
certainly examples of this -- qmail packages come to mind.
paul fox, pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 23.4 degrees)
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