New packaging system :)

Seth W. Klein sk at sethwklein.net
Tue Sep 24 15:36:51 PDT 2002


Ulrich Fahrenberg <uli at math.auc.dk> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Goldman Michael wrote:
> 
> > <snip>
> 
> Have a look at FAQ 4.7; what you're doing is called symlink style
> package management. Personally I prefer to use depot instead of doing
> things manually.
> 
> I am very happy to hear you succeeded, because (I've been posting
> something about this on lfs-support) I'm trying the same at the moment
> and not getting anything but trouble. To me it seems that the
> configure path gets hardcoded into glibc, and this later makes ncurses
> unusable (at least vim does think so). But I'm working on it.

Also, glibc doesn't install in the correct places unless configured with
--prefix=/usr. To install glibc somewhere else, use
"make install_root=/foo/bar install".

cheers,
Seth W. Klein
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