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Re: [Groff] Need help with package creation

From: Andreas Kähäri
Subject: Re: [Groff] Need help with package creation
Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 07:47:13 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

Try "make clean" before compiling.  I had exactly the same
problem recently and I believe it was due to changing something
in the configuration (--prefix) without deleting some old object


On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 08:37:47PM -0400, Larry Kollar wrote:
> I'm trying to build a MacOS X package for groff 1.19, and I obviously 
> didn't
> go about it the right way.
>       ./configure --prefix=/Users/kollar/Projects/groff-1.19/pkg/usr 
>       CXX=g++2
>       make install
> So far so good, it compiled and installed into the subdirectory (after 
> creating
> the directory!). Running a couple of random tests went well. So I built 
> the
> package and copied it over to another Mac. The install went OK, but when
> I tried to run anything it was all "can't find DESC" and so forth. 
> Setting
> environment variables fixed it.
> Obviously, groff is picking up the install directory and using it as 
> the default
> environment. Is there any way to decouple the install prefix & 
> environment
> prefix, so I can install groff into a clean directory & build the 
> package? Am I
> making any sense at all?
> --
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Andreas Kähäri
Essex, England

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