E2fsprogs --with-root-prefix

Matthias Benkmann mbenkmann at gmx.de
Fri Nov 24 15:18:29 PST 2000

> Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > What's the purpose of --with-root-prefix=  in the E2fsprogs installation?
> > Which programs' install locations are changed and what's wrong with
> > installing them in /usr?
> Nothing is wrong, actually. --prefix and --with-root-prefix are just about
> different things.


I misphrased my question. I don't ask why the option is useful in certain 
situations. I want to know why the LFS installation uses it during the 
installtion inside chroot. I left it out and I'm content with the install 
locations nonetheless.


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