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Re: [PATCH] svn-config installedness test fails when symlinked

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-09-12 23:40:35 CEST

=?UTF-8?B?QnJhbmtvIMSMaWJlag==?= <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> This patch looks fine. As far as I'm concerned, it can go in
> ... except, what about $DESTDIR? Is Subversion expected to actually
> work out of $DESTDIR, or is that just a staging area for packaging?

Hm, looking breifly in Makefile.in, it looks to me like $DESTDIR is a
fake root directory for building packages. $DESTDIR is always
directly followed by a second path variable which is constructed from
$prefix. So at deployment time, DESTDIR should always be "".

  // Marcus

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