make install DESTDIR

aj mailtome200420032002 at
Mon Aug 23 19:43:56 CEST 2010

Thanks for reply Thomas. I am running make install DESTDIR=/home/foo/
Martin- Asking for help :)

On Aug 21, 4:43 am, "Martin v. Loewis" <mar... at> wrote:
> > The whole point of DESTDIR is that it should be prepended to all
> > installed paths, but the binaries should not contain any references to
> > it.DESTDIR is commonly used by packagers, for example, to allow
> > installation without superuser privileges.
> So what is the point of your messages? Do you want to report a problem?
> Are you asking for help? Do you want to vent frustration?
> Regards,
> Martin

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