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Re: DESTDIR support

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2002-04-08 22:18:04 CEST

On Mon, 2002-04-08 at 16:06, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> I mean well known in projects that use automake:
> make install DESTDIR=/tmp/qq
> What developers think about that?

We don't already have it? For shame!

I was the one who asked rms to add DESTDIR as a recommendation in the
gnu makefile standards, and provided the wording, which presumably led
to it being implemented in automake. DESTDIR allows for easier building
of packages, among other things.

So, +1 here.

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