setting environment variables

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Jul 30 17:06:35 PDT 2008

On Jul 30, 2008, at 18:49, Rainer Müller wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> It's still no, but for wine and mapm3, I installed a wrapper  
>> script  to set needed environment variables. Check it out. I  
>> recommend the  mechanism used by mapm3; I'll change the wine  
>> port's method to use  mapm3's method soon. (Put the real binary in  
>> ${prefix}/lib/${name}/;
> Not really sure, but wouldn't be ${prefix}/libexec the more correct  
> place than ${prefix}/lib?
> porthier(7):
> lib/      archive libraries
> libexec/  system daemons & system utilities (executed by other pro-
>           grams)

I had not looked at porthier, but I had looked at the FHS  
documentation which does not mention libexec, and an extended forum  
discussion argued against the use of libexec and for the use of lib  
for that reason. We are not following the FHS then?

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