LFS - DESTDIR Style (minor update)
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Mon Apr 28 12:19:38 PDT 2008
On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Alexander E. Patrakov
<patrakov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
> > Cc: to BLFS-Dev
> > Alexander E. Patrakov wrote these words on 03/31/08 10:44 CST:
> >> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> >>> The implication of going to DESTDIR for LFS would imply doing the same
> >>> for BLFS. Some of the BLFS packages are not DESTDIR friendly. I can't
> >>> remember which ones off the top of my head, but I do recall some that
> >>> ignore DESTDIR, at least partially.
> >> All perl modules. See
> >> http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2007-December/060640.html
> > This message is after-the-fact and not really relevant to the previous
> > discussion. It is however, interesting.
> > I just installed a Perl Module and not only was it native DESTDIR
> > friendly and multilib friendly, it installed files depending on the
> > native arch of the machine.
> I cannot confirm this. Both with perl-5.8.8 and 5.10.0, the package installs
> files into the DESTDIR, but it installs wrong files. See the URL above, I can
> add nothing to what is already said there. If you insist on your point, please
> provide full command lines starting with "perl Makefile.PL", and look into the
> .packlist and perllocal.pod inside the DESTDIR.
This doesn't solve .packlist, but try:
make DESTDIR=/somewhere pure_vendor_install
That puts the module in vendor_lib and suppresses perllocal.pod. Or,
`perl Makefile.pl INSTALLDIRS=vendor' and `make ... pure_install'.
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