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From: Matt <matt AT use DOT net>
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To: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
cc: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Subject: Re: /usr/local/etc
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Message-ID: <Pine.NEB.4.10.10004262113260.3023-100000@cesium.clock.org>
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Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 21:16:13 -0700

On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, Chris Faylor wrote:

> 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.

crap, I'm sorry. I reverted to an old DLL and the configure worked fine.
This is probably related the other bug I just sent mail about. Sorry.

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