[rfc][icedtea] makefiel part of fix of rhbz 580478

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Fri Jan 6 07:58:20 PST 2012

On 01/06/2012 02:20 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> Mostly fine, but you can use configure to do the replacement and it'll automatically handle
> removal too.

Yes, that's true. But as I mentioned in my review, this approach will 
continue working once we fully support 'make install' (along with custom 
prefixes and destdirs), while the configure approach will not work as well.

We had this discussion a while back when we were trying to add shell 
scripts to serve as launchers in icedtea-web:


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