Question regarding compiling packages

Tushar T tush at
Sat Nov 2 17:42:45 PST 2002

David C wrote:

>A related question I've had is about how many packages use:
>./configure --prefix=/usr
>When adding to an LFS system, how does one know when to use a prefix 
>option or not, and if so, where to point it?
Most (all?) packages contain a INSTALL file which contain instructions 
on compiling.

Tushar Teredesai
LFS ID: 1377

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