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Re: coreutils and GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX

On 30. 5. 2012, at 15:43, Filip Hajny wrote:

> On 30. 5. 2012, at 15:35, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>>> Actually, binutils use GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX for the same purpose (the default
>>> prefix for all binaries). I can fix them - so that prefix-less symlinks are 
>>> created
>>> under ${PREFIX}/gnu/bin too.
>> Well, binutils uses different prefix: gnu-.
>> Obviously we can move tools to gnu/bin/ but I'm not sure about default
>> prefix in bin/.
>> "g" or "gnu-"?
> Doh. Somehow I have believed there has always been a default for 
> GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX, and there's not… :)
> I wonder if there was any particular reason to set the default prefix to 
> gnu-, or just personal preference.

Nevermind, found it:

Sounds it should be safe to change it to 'g' if only to make this predictable 
in the context of all GNU tools.


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