Subject: Re: make update hell
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/08/2004 06:22:04
On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 03:14:43PM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> I should have said "that make package must be done as root" instead of
> "that install is done as root". If I understand it correctly, make package
> currently does "make install" first.

How will you make a package without installing the files?

On some platforms, linking is not done until the install target.  For
example, if you build apache2 on HP-UX 11.11.