[coyotos-dev] Building coyotos (missing inttypes.h?)

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap at eros-os.org
Thu Jan 19 10:59:05 EST 2006


On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 15:34 +0100, Tom Bachmann wrote:
> Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
> > 
> > I want to ensure that the user does not have to set ANY environment
> > variables unless they are in a very unusual case. We will not achieve
> > this, but this is the goal.
> > 
> 
> This is a nice goals, but usually _all_ projects have some kind of 
> configuration step (sometimes explicit, sometimes more implicit). I also 
> work on projects without an explicit configure step, but experience 
> showed me that saving some variables in a file is useful.

Yes. I mis-spoke. What I want is to avoid per-user configuration in the
"normal" case. There will always be environment variables that need to
be overridden (though these should be minimized).

shap



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