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Old 05-31-2005, 08:14 PM   #1
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custom path installation


hey i was just wondering how to you install somthing you compiled from source to a dir like would it be

make install /path/to/dir or somthing else?

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Old 05-31-2005, 08:27 PM   #2
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Commonly it's
./configure --prefix=/path/to/dir


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Old 06-01-2005, 09:17 AM   #3
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It really depends on how the makefiles supplied with the source are setup. Poke around and see what the install target does.
 
  


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