add .local/bin to path #11

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DDAZZA commented Mar 18, 2012

needs adding to the path so ry can be executed anywhere


jneen commented Mar 18, 2012

That's interesting that it's not there by default. The .local prefix isn't something I made up - it's part of the XDG Base Directory standard (

I'm assuming here that if you send along PREFIX=$HOME/.local to make install, then it's on your path. If you've done what all the trendy mac people are doing and chowning or chmoding /usr/local, then you can go right ahead and install with PREFIX=/usr/local.

That being said, I think your patch would be fine with a little bit more explanation - just to make it clear that $HOME/.local isn't a special property of ry.

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jneen pushed a commit that referenced this pull request Mar 19, 2012

Jay Adkisson
Merge pull request #11 from davidelliott/master
add .local/bin to path in the README

@jneen jneen merged commit cbbd84a into jneen:master Mar 19, 2012


jneen commented Mar 19, 2012

I added a little note. Thanks for the patch!

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