[sf-perl] poll: directory layout question

Joe Brenner doom at kzsu.stanford.edu
Thu Apr 22 12:01:39 PDT 2010

Steve Fink <sphink at gmail.com> wrote:

> That question borders on a religious argument, but a safe answer is
> that you have to allow it to be configured either way. Or even weirder
> ways. If you don't, the packager for some distribution will spit on
> you in public. (Or throw rocks at you, if you've neglected to support
> DESTDIR or an equivalent.)

Myself, I would just release a CPAN package, and trust that the distros
would know how to flip the various switches to get it to do what they want.

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