Subject: Re: INSTALLATION_DIRS and binary packages?
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/07/2004 12:03:23
On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:

> INSTALLATION_DIRS is only needed when installing from sources; that's because
> it's in  When the package gets created, with a file inside the
> man/man1 directory, that directory will get created when extracting the
> package (tarball), so the file can be placed in it.
> ${MKDIR} lines and/or MAKE_DIRS, are only needed to create empty directories.
> Hope this helps, if I understood you properly.

Yes, that explains it. Thank you!

   Jeremy C. Reed