Re: DESTDIR in a native distro. How ?
On Tue, Dec 15, 1998 at 03:18:52PM +0900, Ionutz Borcoman wrote:
> How do I set the DESTDIR in my Makefile ? If a non-debian user will
> download the package, he/she will want to install my program in
> /usr/local. If he/she is a debian user, the deb package should be
> created from the tar.gz and files moved to completely different places,
> like /etc, /usr/X11R6 ....
> So which is the best way for solving this ?
Perhaps you could do something like this in your makefile:
install mybinary $(PREFIX)/bin
install mymanualpage.1 $(PREFIX)/man/man1
Then in your debian/rules file, you can do "make install PREFIX=/usr"
Or more like "make install PREFIX=debian/tmp/usr"
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