Anyone use Erlang and stow?
Thu Apr 6 04:07:59 CEST 2006
Serge Aleynikov wrote:
> Perhaps I didn't fully understand your question, but wouldn't
> the followig work for you:
> ./configure --prefix=/install/to/path
The problem, is that INSTALL_PREFIX is functionally equivalent to
prefix, whereas it should instead be like the traditional
DESTDIR variable. Cf.:
And look for DESTDIR in the GNU Coding Standards:
> Ryan Rawson wrote:
> > Looks like the configure/build system as it stands does not
> > allow you to install erlang into a different directory than
> > it will eventually run out of. This should prevent Erlang
> > from out of the box being compatible with RPM, DEB and any
> > package management system, including stow.
> > Anyone else solve this problem? I've tried make install
> > prefix= and INSTALL_PREFIX= but the build scripts keep on
> > embeddeding that path in all the shell scripts.
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