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Re: hardcoded prefix in aclocal

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: Re: hardcoded prefix in aclocal
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2001 12:32:49 -0500

Brian Cameron wrote:
> Autoconf team:
> I notice that the bin/aclocal script has the following two lines:
> $prefix = "/hardcoded/install/directory";
> $acdir = "${prefix}/share/aclocal";
> The "$acdir" is used to find config files that may be installed by
> other packages.
> This creates a problem in our environment...
> We have each package (autoconf, gettext, and libtool) are installed
> in each directory.  Then we are using a program that makes a single
> directory tree with symbolic links to the various installed programs.
> So our system looks like this
>    automake is installed in /install/automake
>    gettext  is installed in /install/gettext
>    libtool  is installed in /install/libtool

You want to
  configure --prefix=/usr/local
  make install prefix=/install/automake


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