Subject: Re: Problem with make DESTDIR=...
To: None <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 01/08/1997 16:52:40
On Wed, 8 Jan 1997, Grey Wolf wrote:

> There's only one problem with attempting to do
>         make DESTDIR=/build build
> [assuming, of course, that /build is your alternate hierarchy, as it is mine.]
> You still have to install your .mk files in the canonical place, and
> you need to install your includes in /usr/include, or the 'make build'
> won't work.

The last time I checked this (and I don't recall any changes), one only
needed to do a `cd etc; make DESTDIR=/build distrib-dirs' before
attempting to build to a newly-created $DESTDIR.  I could be behind the
times, though.