LFS 5.0 - pkgconfig-0.15.0 - PKG_CONFIG_PATH

Albert alwagner at tcac.net
Wed Feb 11 20:16:15 PST 2004


Tushar Teredesai wrote:
<snip>
> If you are using a link based package management system, the proper
> way to install is to use
> 
>     ./configure --prefix=/usr &&
>     make &&
>     make DESTDIR=/usr/stow/pkgconfig
> 
> and not
> 
>     ./configure --prefix=/usr/stow/pkgconfig &&
>     make &&
>     make install

Ah!  Thank you.  But I don't really understand make files so I don't
understand; what makes it better?  

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