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bug #43842: argument --sysconfdir to configure ignored by make

Submitted by:  Marco Migliori <sgerwk>
Submitted on:  Thu 18 Dec 2014 12:20:38 AM UTC  
Category:  Build/Install Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.2.1
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Thu 18 Dec 2014 12:20:38 AM UTC, original submission:

Passing --sysconfdir=/etc to configure should change the path of screenrc from /usr/etc to /etc, but this does not happen. The problem is that Makefile has $(prefix)/etc/screenrc instead of $(sysconfdir)/screenrc, which defaults to that but can be changed via --sysconfdir

See encosed patch

Marco Migliori <sgerwk>


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file #32688:  screen-4.2.1.patch added by sgerwk (694B - text/x-patch)


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