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Re: [Nmh-workers] A --prefix friendly install

From: heymanj
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] A --prefix friendly install
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:01:28 -0400

On 2 October 2014 at 13:41, Ken Hornstein <address@hidden>wrote:

> >$ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/nmh --libdir=/usr/local/nmh/lib64
> I'm wondering wy you have --libdir with a lib64 suffix?  We don't ship any
> libraries; the only thing that goes in there are executables.  Which is
> a problem, admittedly; that's why Lyndon wants to move them to libexecdir.
> However, I think that we'll have to stick with mhparam returning libexecdir
> for libdir.


The short answer is that since moving to 64 bit OS, I've specified 


for any package I build from source.  Since I put nmh in it's own subdir,
it is only "logical" to make it also lib64

> --Ken

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