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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Configuration (4/4): TARGET name
Date Tue, 01 Dec 1998 17:48:34 GMT
On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> Configuration (4/4): TARGET name [config-target]
> ------------------------------------------------
> This patch tries to complete the TARGET-related part of Randys recently posted
> patch (which addressed only a few issues). The idea is to make the TARGET
> variable more generic and wider applicable so it can be used to change the
> installation name from "httpd" to "apache", "httpsd" or whatever. The default
> is still "httpd", of course. But when you say TARGET=apache you get

Is it really worth it?

Changing the names of all sorts of things based on user or packager 
whim is a precursor to hell.

I'm just not sure where the need for this is coming from and would 
really prefer trying to avoid tacking more and more stuff over top
of the current framework unless necessary.

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