Honor DESTDIR in w32api and mingw

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Oct 18 08:48:00 GMT 2009

On Oct 16 16:56, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Charles Wilson wrote:
> >> Why are you setting DESTDIR?  My understanding is that for DESTDIR to work
> >> reliably, you need to use $(DESTDIR), but not set it.  Then make will
> >> default it to empty, which can be changed by either 'make DESTDIR=...' or
> >> 'env DESTDIR=... make -e'.
> > 
> > Oh, ok.  I'll take those bits out -- I'm just always used to explicitly
> > setting it (empty).  I see that, if they support DESTDIR at all, both
> > automake-generated and custom Makefile.in's in src/ seem to follow your
> > rule.
> Better?  Who can approve this?

The Mingw developers should approve mingw stuff, usually.


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