Re: Re: Makefile.in
On Sun, Jul 08, 2001 at 08:57:38PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Jul 2001 12:51:31 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Use the --prefix=/usr option to ./configure
> > Then when running 'make install' do this instead:
> > 'make install prefix=/path/to/temporary/directory'
> On Sun, 8 Jul 2001 13:08:57 -0400, Steve M. Robbins <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Also, set --mandir=/usr/share/man and --infodir=/usr/share/info, if
> > applicable. And if you're installing things in /etc, set
> > --sysconfdir=/etc.
> > In general: don't be afraid to run ./configure --help nor to read
> > the INSTALL file!
> i'm sorry, i forgot to say i don't want to install it but to make a package :)
Making a package involves "installing" it!
You had better re-read the packaging manual. The New Maintainer's
Guide http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/ is quite good. Then have
a look at debian/rules in a package that uses autoconf (e.g.
> will changing the "prefix = @prefix@" line to "prefix = /usr" do?
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