Re: Wrapper script

From: Kyle Davis (
Date: Wed Feb 12 2003 - 07:47:05 EST

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    I agree completely. This would be one less factor discouraging potential debuggers.

    --Kyle Davis

    On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 18:31:49 +0100
    Christian Biesinger <> wrote:

    > Hi,
    > currently, Abiword is started with the help of a wrapper script, and the
    > actual binary is hidden inside $prefix/libexec.
    > The only thing this script really does is set ABISUITE_HOME.
    > Wouldn't it be better to hardcode the location into abiword (via a
    > #define set by the configure script) and eliminate the need for a
    > wrapper script? (possibly allow overriding the harcoded value with this
    > env. var)
    > That would also make debugging easier, because one could just use
    > $prefix/bin/abiword for the debugger, instead of looking for the binary
    > in $prefix/share/somewhere (yes, it's in libexec now... but still).
    > opinions?

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