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Re: Install and INSTALL issues

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:29:24 +0200

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:25:19AM +0100, Philip Martin wrote:
> Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:
>
> > That idea won't fly. Because --prefix is also used by distribution packagers
> > to install svn into a fake prefix to prepare for packaging.
> > In which case they do want the apache modules.
>
> I'd expect packagers to use the true, final destination in --prefix and
> then to set DESTDIR during 'make install' when building the package.

Correct, that is what happens, yes. Thanks for correcting me.

But they still use --prefix, so deciding wether or not to install
apache modules based on whether a --prefix option was passed is not
a good idea.
Received on 2011-10-12 11:30:00 CEST

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