Package Management

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Jul 7 07:35:42 PDT 2000

> While mine isn't as elegant as Gerards is, I have taken this approach to the
> problem and so far it has worked nicely *except for a few darn tars that don't
> obey the make prefix=place install rule ;(

When you encounter such a package you just have to edit the Makefile
file yourself to change the destination directories. I haven't seen one
package yet which can't be easily modified that way if it doesn't
support a --prefix option

Gerard Beekmans

-*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-
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