[gold-users] Bug: configure.ac patch

Jonas Juselius jonas.juselius at uit.no
Tue Oct 9 09:01:32 MDT 2012

This is what the standard Rocks roll build system does, and I'm not
going to fix that...


On 10/09/2012 04:52 PM, Michael Jennings wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 11:52 PM, Jonas Juselius <jonas.juselius at uit.no> wrote:
>> It's a very common thing to do when building e.g. rpm or deb packages.
> Actually, Michael is right.  Setting prefix via the make command is
> *not* correct procedure.  It should be set via ./configure.
> Sometimes prefix=$RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_prefix} is used as part of the
> "make install" command, but that's only required if the Makefiles
> don't correctly support DESTDIR.  And in that case, you definitely
> *don't* want the expanded value being stored or substituted anywhere.
> Michael

Dr. Jonas Juselius <jonas.juselius at uit.no>
High Performance Computing Group, University of Tromsø
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