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Re: OS-sympathetic installation (fwd)

From: Olly Betts
Subject: Re: OS-sympathetic installation (fwd)
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 13:00:20 +0000

In message <address@hidden>, Alexandre Oliva writes:
>it's far easier to just install in a separate directory and have the
>package manager collect them.  This will work on *most* systems.  On
>some, it's necessary to have the libraries already installed in the
>installation directory before you can correctly link executables or
>other libraries dependent on them.

This might be solvable by use of chroot.  But I can't see a pleasant way to
link against libraries which are part of the package as well as against
already installed libraries - it seems you'd need to copy or hardlink
/usr/lib and friends into the scratch space.  Any ideas?


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