[Geany-devel] Broken plugin autofools (Was: [ANNOUNCE] gproject - yet another geany project plugin)

Jiří Techet techet at xxxxx
Thu Jun 10 15:29:26 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 08:23, Chow Loong Jin <hyperair at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:16:53 +1000
> Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Chow,
>> remembering that I'm AC_illiterate :) the problem seems to be that
>> plugins configure where they install based on where geany's pkg-config
>> says, ignoring what the --prefix option says.
>> The --prefix should override the standard location
> Ah yes, there was that issue. My intention was for it to use Geany's prefix,
> simply because there really isn't a point in stuffing plugins where you don't
> have a Geany installation. e.g. Geany in /usr, but geany-plugins at /usr/local
> would cause some confusion. Hence, what was done was:
> 1. autodetect Geany's ${pkglibdir} and install plugins in there.
> 2. Allow manual specification of Geany's prefix by
> --with-geany-prefix=/some/other/path
> Come to think of it, I don't really remember why I wanted to use
> --with-geany-prefix separately from --prefix. Perhaps --with-geany-prefix's
> functionality should be shifted to --prefix instead. What do you think? That
> should fix all your issues.

You can have a look what I do in gproject:


I would say it's sufficient this way, or do you see some problem there?


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