[Mailman-Users] Installing to alternative directory

Ashley M. Kirchner ashley at pcraft.com
Sat Jan 19 08:48:54 CET 2002

Karl Trygve Kalleberg wrote:

> It would appear that the current version of Mailman (2.0.8) has problems
> installing to an alternative directory (ie, make DESTDIR=/tmp/install/).
> In particular, the prefix specified to configure (normally taken to mean
> the runtime directory) is assumed to be the installation directory.

    This is normal behavior.  When you run configure and issue a path, it is assumed that's where MM is to be installed.  MM needs that path information to work properly.  If you need it installed elsewhere, then re-run configure with the correct path (./configure --prefix=/tmp/install)

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