Subject: Re: build.sh defaults file
To: Nathan J. Williams <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/06/2003 14:22:50
"Nathan J. Williams" <email@example.com> 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....