More control...hint integration discussion

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Mon Nov 28 08:51:30 PST 2005

Tushar Teredesai wrote:

> BTW, this is the first I have heard of maintainers recommending *not*
> to use DESTDIR based approach since that is how packages are installed
> by most of the distros (including the source based ones like Gentoo).

I think employing DESTDIR would be an educating and worthwhile 
experience. If we have enough interest and support, it would be easy to 
set up a new experimental branch from trunk to see what changes would be 


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