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Re: [Chicken-hackers] chicken-install -update-db with DESTDIR?

From: Felix Winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] chicken-install -update-db with DESTDIR?
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:14:07 +0200 (CEST)

> "Warning: cannot run `chicken-install update-db' when cross-compiling or
> DESTDIR is set"
> So that step is skipped as ports infrastructure uses the DESTDIR argument.
> I've digged a bit further and update-db seems to generate modules.db file
> in /usr/local/lib/chicken/7 directory.
> How is this file used?
> My main problem is to determine if the warning can be skipped and users be
> instructed to run 'chicken-install -update-db' manually themselves.
> Or the port could easily be patched to simply disregard the check and run
> the chicken-install -update-db even with DESTDIR.

I'm not 100% sure, but you could try to disable the check and set the
environment-variable CHICKEN_REPOSITORY during the invocation of
"chicken-install -update-db" to the correct directory (probably
$DESTDIR/lib/chicken/7 ?)


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