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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] tools: add configure --with-dumpdir=DIR option

On Thu, 2015-05-21 at 16:27 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Mon, 2015-05-11 at 15:33 +0000, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > [...]
> > > +AC_ARG_WITH([xen-dumpdir],
> > > +    AS_HELP_STRING([--with-xen-dumpdir=DIR],
> > > +    [Path to directory for domU crash dumps. [/var/lib/xen/dump]]),
> > 
> > Should this say $localstatedir/lib/xen/dump as below?
> This is the help output, the line below is a variable assignment.
> I think its ok as it is. Perhaps /var can be replaced with LOCALSTATEDIR
> to make it clearer.

Based on the other things in configure --help I think that's right. Ive
applied making that change, thanks.

> configure --help suggests that --localestatedir is PREFIX/var, but we
> force it to be /var. Too bad that can not be changed because it comes
> from generic code, I think.

I vaguely recall coming to the same conclusion when I looked at this :-(

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