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Old 06-03-2010, 07:59 PM   #1
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Cool Makefile to not default directories


I'm compiling some applications in a pc, using:
make install
but I want to run the applications in another pc, so I have used the option --prefix=/some/directory/ when executing ./configure, so I could just copy this folder to the other pc. However, my programs now need to have libraries and shared files in the same location that I used with --prefix, instead of /lib, /usr, etc.

Is there any solution to avoid this? probably in make install command?

Thanks in advance,
Old 06-03-2010, 08:10 PM   #2
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if the configure command has the ability to make a static binary then you will not have to worry about library dependancies
Old 06-04-2010, 05:48 AM   #3
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Thank you exvor,
but this only will solve my problem about libraries, not with auxiliary files that my application needs

I want to make it think it will be installed on its default directories, but not on my pc.


configure, install, make, prefix

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