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[leafnode-list] Re: Meaning of --localstatedir when compiling leafnode?2?

On 2009-04-02, clemens fischer wrote:

> On Thu-2009/04/02-21:48 Adam Funk wrote:
>> I'm about to compile leafnode-2.0.0.alpha20090324a+luascript to
>> replace the leafnode Ubuntu package (1.11.7) I'm currently running.
> Please wait until the upcoming bugfix release comes out.
> "alpha20090324a" contains at least two bugs that have been fixed in the
> past few days.

Well, I've just Matthias's post, so I'll have a go at 20090403a.

>> What does the configure option --localstatedir do, if I also use
>> "--enable-spooldir=/var/spool/news"?  Anything?
> Never noticed this option before, but a quick grep(1) of "./configure"
> indicates the value of this option to be the directory beneath of which
> "spool/leafnode" is created.  I always use "./configure --enable-lua
> --enable-spooldir=/var/spool/news" to set this up the way I want.  The
> default now is "/var/spool/leafnode".  "--localstatedir" sets the "/var"
> part of this.

OK, thanks.

>> Also, I've installed the lua5.1 package (v. 5.1.3-1) in the standard
>> (aptitude) way, but I still get this message when I run ./configure
>> with "--enable-lua":
> Feel free to ask, the Lua scripting is my baby.

It sounds interesting, but since I've survived so far without out,
I'll just try it without lua this time, and work on that in a later
compilation.  No offence!

Thanks for the tips.

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