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Re: Help with installing Emacs 23(CVS) to a custom path


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Help with installing Emacs 23(CVS) to a custom path
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 05:36:29 +0100

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 4:55 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:35:57 -0800
>> From: Suvayu Ali <address@hidden>
>>
>> $ ./configure
>> $ make bootstrap
>>
>> Then I edited the Makefile to use ${prefix}=/scratchdisk/myfolder and ran
>>
>> $ make install
>>
>> But this fails as make tries to install _some_ files in /usr/local/share/
>>
>> How do I ask make to install everything in /scratchdisk/myfolder ?
>
>  $ make distclean
>  $ ./configure prefix=/scratchdisk/myfolder


Should that perhaps be

   $ ./configure --prefix /scratchdisk/myfolder

Is it equivalent to using

  make install install_dir=/scratchdisk/myfolder


>  $ make
>  $ make install
>
>> Also can I remove my build directory after `make install' succeeds?
>> (short on disk space)
>
> Yes.
>
>
>




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