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Re: Help with installing Emacs 23(CVS) to a custom path


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Help with installing Emacs 23(CVS) to a custom path
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 05:55:13 +0200

> Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:35:57 -0800
> From: Suvayu Ali <address@hidden>
> 
> $ ./configure
> $ make bootstrap
> 
> Then I edited the Makefile to use ${prefix}=/scratchdisk/myfolder and ran
> 
> $ make install
> 
> But this fails as make tries to install _some_ files in /usr/local/share/
> 
> How do I ask make to install everything in /scratchdisk/myfolder ?

 $ make distclean
 $ ./configure prefix=/scratchdisk/myfolder
 $ make
 $ make install

> Also can I remove my build directory after `make install' succeeds?
> (short on disk space)

Yes.




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