make install DESTDIR

aj mailtome200420032002 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 21:21:31 CEST 2010


On Aug 23, 10:52 pm, "Martin v. Loewis" <mar... at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > Thanks Martin. That seems to work. I will file a bug report. Also, can
> > you describe what the problem was?
>
> If you have / as the prefix, you get two leading slashes, e.g. for
> //lib/python2.x. Any other prefix would have given you only a single
> slash: e.g. if it had been /usr, then you end up with /usr/lib/python2.x.
>
> Now, the code strips the first character to make it a relative path name
> (so that join can be used), which fails to work correctly if there are
> two leading slashes.
>
> HTH,
> Martin
Thanks a lot for the help Martin. I have created http://bugs.python.org/issue9674



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