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From Thom May <t...@planetarytramp.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] flood: install target
Date Wed, 11 Sep 2002 19:35:01 GMT
* Justin Erenkrantz (jerenkrantz@apache.org) wrote :
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 10:24:45AM -0700, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> > I don't understand why this is an issue. I use --prefix to define where
> > things should be installed. Typically that defaults to /usr/local.
> > Any reason we shouldn't do the same? (I'm ok with our directory
> > being called flood or flood-1)
> 
> httpd and APR both do not have their default prefix set to
> /usr/local, but rather /usr/local/{apache2,apr}.  I think it's
> better to follow that strategy than /usr/local for the clueless
> newbie who doesn't use --prefix.  -- justin

Agreed. but with some autoconf magic you could default to
/usr/local/flood/$ver/; which would be kinda cool, but hard on the PATH.
-Thom

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