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Re: MS-Windows build using Posix configury

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: MS-Windows build using Posix configury
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 10:29:14 +0300

> From: Stephen Leake <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 14:36:36 -0500
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > Yes, "make install" will create it, but that's not the point.  See the
> > second part of the sentence I wrote and you quoted above.  The point
> > is that I want to encourage people to install ports of GNU and Unix
> > software in a single tree, so that they all play together well without
> > a lot of tinkering with environment variables.  And _since_ there
> > usually is not /usr/local on Windows systems, I doubt that /usr/local
> > will be a good guess of where people might put such a tree.  So I
> > _want_ them to think about the root of that tree, and I want them to
> > use that in the --prefix option.
> Ok; INSTALL should say that.

Done.  Thanks for the suggestion.

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