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Re: Why relink the library during make install?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Why relink the library during make install?
Date: 02 Aug 2002 10:41:43 +0900

Russ Allbery <address@hidden> writes:
> > I remember that when working for SuSE, I've learned to prefer DESTDIR
> > over prefix, since prefix doesn't work for all packages.
> This is probably true for Linux packages (and by that, I mean the sad
> quantity of software that only runs on Linux systems -- I'm intentionally
> not including the GNU/ prefix here because it's frequently not even
> portable enough to run on other glibc systems).

Heh, I doubt that kind of crap can deal with DESTDIR either...

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