[Geany-devel] [geany-plugins] questions about the geany-plugins build system

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Sun May 23 10:34:50 UTC 2010

On Sat, 22 May 2010 21:45:23 +0200, Colomban wrote:

> Dominic Hopf a écrit :
> > Am Samstag, den 22.05.2010, 17:17 +0200 schrieb Colomban Wendling:
> >> Hi everyone,
> >>
> >> I'm trying to move my plugin (geanygendoc) into geany-plugins, but
> >> I have some problems porting the build system -- not used to it.
> >>
> >> The thing is that I have data files to install. In my current
> >> external build system, I install them into
> >> $(geany_datadir)/plugins/geanygendoc, I think it is probably the
> >> good place. Yes, no?
> > No. I think I remember we discussed this a few month ago. The final
> > decision was, to have a separate directory
> > (/usr/share/geany-plugins/), since geany-plugins is another project
> > than geany itself. There already are some plugins saving their data
> > there, so I'd recommend you to do it the same.
> Ah, share/geany-plugins, why not.
> But AFAIK there is not geany-plugin that installs data files, only

geanylua installs some files there.

> >> second problem which prevents plugin-specific hack is the DATADIR
> >> defined in vars.build.mk that also points to $(prefix)/share. I'd
> >> think there should be a $(plugindatadir) variable that points to
> >> $(prefix)/share/$(plugin), probably defined by a vars.data.mk.

I leave this up to Chow, I have no idea about the autotools based build.


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