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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <...@engelschall.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3 STATUS
Date Wed, 10 Jun 1998 17:32:20 GMT

In article <XFMail.980610184234.sfx@unix-ag.org> you wrote:

>>    +      2. The way other projects release binary tarballs, i.e.
>>    +         a package containing the installed (binary) files.
>>    +         It can be created by a script which
>>    +         - creates the build tree
>>    +         - runs "./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apache \
>                                            ^^^
>>    +                             --enable-shared=remain \
>>    +                             --disable-module=auth_db \
>>    +                             --enable-suexec ..."
>>    +         - runs "make install root=apache-root"
>>    +         - packs the stuff together from ./apache-root only!!
>>    +         Already known discussion points:
>>    +         - should there be a prefix usr/local/apache in 
>                                          ^^^
> Are you talking about "usr/local/apache" or "/usr/local/apache"?

The --prefix is /usr/local/apache while the tarball contains paths without the
slash because only this way the tarball is extractable at a different
(test/inspect/whatever-)location.
                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
                                       rse@engelschall.com
                                       www.engelschall.com

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