A Suggestion For A Simple Package Manager

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Nov 20 02:15:54 PST 2008


On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 11:46:31PM -0500, Frank Peters wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 01:15:32 +0100
> "armencho at gmail.com" <armencho at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > What about packages with 'make install' scripts that do not respect
> > the DESTDIR variable?
> > 
> 
> That may be the only problem.
> 
> The majority of packages, however, do include the DESTDIR variable.
> For those small few that do not, using the "prefix" variable
> usually works:
> 
> make prefix=/tmp-dir install
> 
 INSTALL_ROOT= for qt4, and probably for packages using it.

 For openssh, INSTALL_PREFIX=

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