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Re: Install and INSTALL issues

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:41:32 +0100

Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:

> 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.

We have had similar discussions in the past about where the bindings
should install. I think everything should install under prefix by
default.

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