Sendmail installation path

Billy O'Connor billyoc at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Nov 13 18:41:39 PST 2002


Chris Wesdorp <chriswesdorp at planet.nl> writes:

> As you may all know ./Build -n <option> only prints the commands the
> will be executed in the real world. So ./Build -n install will do a
> installation without installing the files. I noticed that the script
> installs the man-pages in /usr/share/man/cat{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}.

I was not able to reproduce this problem with the BLFS commands.  The
man pages get installed in /usr/man/man{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8}, as they
should.

> If the scripts are installed at that location the man-progam can't
> find them. I changed all the makefiles for the programs in the
> obj... dir. Don't worry, i wrote a little script (run in the obj-dir):
> 
> for dirname in $(ls --color)
> do
> 	cp $dirname/Makefile{,.backup}
> 	sed 's/man\/cat/man\/man/g' $dirname/Makefile.backup > \
> 		$dirname/Makefile
> done

Love the color for loop, though.  :)

Billy
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