make DESTDIR=.... install

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Dec 11 15:28:00 GMT 2007


On Dec 11 11:47, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 11 December 2007 11:41, Dave Korn wrote:
> 
> >   Hey folks,
> > 
> >   After building cygwin from sources,
> > 
> >        make DESTDIR=.... install
> > 
> > ... doesn't seem to work, at least not with   [ ... snip! ... ]
> 
>   Sorry, that's not very specific of me is it?
> 
>   To be more precise: when I run "make DESTDIR=$objdir/install/ install" in my
> $objdir (using an absolute path to DESTDIR; a relative path creates a bunch of
> "./install" dirs throughout the build tree), what I actually end up with is:

The winsup dir doesn't support DESTDIR.  You must set prefix and
sysconfdir as necessary.


Corinna

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