[vlc-devel] [RFC] Versioned installation directories

Ilkka Ollakka ilkka.ollakka+vlc at oamk.fi
Sun Jan 18 17:41:58 CET 2009

On su 18. tammikuuta 2009 17.52.01, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> 	Hello,
> There are sometimes requests for such a feature. Basically, we'd need to 
> version the library and data directories, instead of using the automake's 
> built-in pkglibdir and pkgdatadir. We'd also need to version the gettext 
> domain. AFAICT, the only conflicting files at that point become the VLC 
> binary and alias scripts. These can be renamed on the fly with 
> configure's --program-transform-name et al - so it's a non-issue.


I don't have need to run multiple versions side by side myself, so don't
have any strong opinion on this one either.

Ilkka Ollakka
Finding out what goes on in the C.I.A. is like performing acupuncture
on a rock.
		-- New York Times, Jan. 20, 1981
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