From: Paul G. <pgarceau@at...> - 2002-05-31 01:10:10
On 29 May 2002 at 6:59, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> "Paul G." wrote:
> > Is MSYS supposed to set usr/local/bin?
> > Just noticed that it does, and was not sure if it was what it was supposed to be doing...
> > I had thought that usr/bin was supposed to be where MSYS looked for .exe, etc., not usr/local/bin. Can someone
> > clarify for me? (it looks like posixy standards, so am not sure).
> MSYS is an aid to build programs with a MINGW32 host/build system. The
> default configuration prefix is /usr/local so it makes sense to allocate
> that in the PATH. The /usr/bin is reserved for binaries and scripts
> dependent on msys-1.0.dll.
Okey, dokey. Running into conflicts with something that appear to be directly related to usr/local/bin being
defined. Now I know that is the way things are "supposed to be".