GCC & DESTDIR

Agathoklis D. Hatzimanikas a.hatzim at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 03:18:06 PST 2009


On Sun, Feb 08, at 11:07 Jack Stone wrote:
> Chris Staub wrote:
> > I don't see a "problem" other than a user attempting something that 
> > simply isn't supposed to be done. Everything in chapter 5 is meant to be 
> > installed into /tools. In any case, you haven't provided the exact 
> > details - what DESTDIR did you use and what exactly was your configure 
> > command?
> 
> I'm sorry if I made it seem like a problem with the book, that wasn't my
> intention.
> 
> I've included the exact build script I'm using below. The only
> difference from the book is that I have added a DESTDIR=/absolute/path
> to the install command. The exact path is a directory generated by
> mktemp and is passed into this script.
> 
> I'm trying to do this as part of the first stage of package management
> and automation.
> 

But you have nothing to gain by using DESTDIR in chapter05; if you want
absolutely a log with a list of the installed files, you might find
easier to use 'find' in that stage.

Regards,
Ag.



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