error in tfm.c

Peter Rice pmr at
Wed Mar 5 11:12:41 UTC 2003

Fernan Aguero wrote:

> It appears then that tfm has a hard-coded reference to
> PREFIX/share/EMBOSS/doc to look for docs. If i want to place
> the docs somewhere else, where do I change this?

A simple fix is to add an EMBOSS_DOCROOT variable to emboss.default

I will add this for the next release.

> Now to a more general issue: is it possible to add a
> --docdir=DIR option to configure? Seems that there are
> several options to fine tune installation dirs, but not this
> one. 
> Of course, then tfm (and perhaps others) should honor
> docdir.

If possible, we could set this as the default value.

Hope this helps,


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