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Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 00:02:46 -0400
From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
To: Matt <matt AT use DOT net>
Cc: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Subject: Re: /usr/local/etc
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On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 08:51:10PM -0700, Matt wrote:
>I trying trying to run the configure script for nmap 2.30beta21, and it
>bombed out because /usr/local/etc didn't exist. I created the directory,
>and then it passed that step. It might be a good idea to create this
>directory by default in one of the tarballs.

I suppose we could add it, but it is unusual that a package would just
*assume* that /usr/local/etc exists.  I know that not every UNIX
system has this directory by default.

cgf

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