Support for DESTDIR
ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Thu Feb 1 15:28:32 GMT 2018
Sergey Poznyakoff writes ("Support for DESTDIR"):
> Please find attached a patch that introduces support for DESTDIR
> variable to adns makefiles. This makes it possible to install it
> under an arbitrary directory prefix, which is necessary for creating a
> binary package.
I will review and hopefully accept your patch.
But, with adns's existign Makefiles, it is possible to simulate the
effect of DESTDIR by running `make install' with a special prefix=.
The Debian package does this:
dh install --before dh_auto_install
$(MAKE) install prefix=`pwd`/debian/tmp/usr
dh install --after dh_auto_install
Admittedly this is nonstandard so what you propose is probably an
improvement. But I wanted to say that what you propose is not
_necessary_ (and also to unblock you, if you were stuck on this).
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