Subject: Re: defaults file
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/06/2003 14:22:50
"Nathan J. Williams" <> writes:
> I hate global configuration files for tools. They're a hidden
> dependancy on system state, and they tend to bite me when
> another user uses the system or I want to do a "plain" build.

So don't use them...

> Please don't do this. Write your own wrapper script and keep it
> somewhere convenient for you.

This is a real pain in the neck a lot of the time. Everyone writes
their own wrapper script, too, which is a waste of everyone's time
when everyone wants the same functionality....