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Re: Lilypond 2.5.11 uploaded to Mandrakelinux

From: Michael Welsh Duggan
Subject: Re: Lilypond 2.5.11 uploaded to Mandrakelinux
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 23:26:41 -0500
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Abel Cheung <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2005-02-07(Mon) 15:12:31 -0800, Graham Percival wrote:
>> On 7-Feb-05, at 4:27 AM, Abel Cheung wrote:
>> >2. And a more serious problem -- will lilypond support using DESTDIR 
>> >for
>> >   staged installation (i.e. install in another root dir)? This is very
>> >   common for packaging, say:
>> Is DESTDIR another name for --prefix ?  I can very easily have
>> lilypond install itself into ~/usr/src/  by using ./configure 
>> --prefix=~/usr/src.
> No, that's another story. With --prefix, runtime search path are also
> changed, e.g. scm files are search under
> /home/abc/share/lilypond/2.5.x/scm. But with DESTDIR, runtime search
> paths are not modified at all, just that every single file is installed
> into another location, in order to avoid contaminating the building
> machine.

Actually, if you look at debian/rules, you will see a way to do it.
make install prefix=pseudoroot

Michael Welsh Duggan

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