Re: problem with the "stk" script

From: David Fox <fox_at_FIRST.CS.NYU.EDU>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 95 09:24:19 EDT

Stefan Monnier writes:

> The only advantage I can see is that the path can be fixed even on
> systems with heterogenous machines sharing the directory over
> NFS. But in such a case, stk is not the only app having to deal
> with the problem and the sysadm (or the user) has probably already
> solved the problem (my "bin" is not in ~/bin but
> ~/irix/ip22/5.3/bin, for instance).

I think that there are more advantages than you mention, particularly
if you are trying to get busy people to try your software. Since
there are no hard-coded paths in the executable you can distribute
Received on Wed Aug 23 1995 - 15:24:57 CEST

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