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Re: Pre-built binary package

From: Nick Bowler
Subject: Re: Pre-built binary package
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:51:14 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On 2012-09-20 10:56 -0700, Too, Justin A. wrote:
> On 9/20/12 10:52 AM, "Baurzhan Ismagulov" <address@hidden> wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 10:24:28AM -0700, Too, Justin A. wrote:
> >> I would like to build and distribute a pre-built binary package for my
> >> project
> >> that can be dropped into any "installation" location.
> >
> >What do you mean by "installation location"?
> It should work wherever the user chooses to unpack the downloaded binary
> distribution.  That is, it doesn't have to be dropped into "/usr/local",
> for example.

For this part, Gnulib has a "relocatable-prog" module which purports to
help here.  However, as I have never used it myself, I cannot vouch for
its efficacy.

Nick Bowler, Elliptic Technologies (

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