Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of InstallDetails


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Timestamp:
2009-06-10T18:26:36Z (12 years ago)
Author:
zooko
Comment:

mention that make install PREFIX=/usr/local is broken

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    v8 v9  
    124124The "{{{make install}}}" target is a wrapper around "{{{setup.py install}}}"
    125125that uses {{{--single-version-externally-managed}}} to bypass the extra
    126 checking that setuptools does. This allows "{{{make install}}}" and
    127 "{{{make install PREFIX=/usr/local}}}" to work the same way as traditional unix
     126checking that setuptools does. This allows "{{{make install}}}"  to work the same way as traditional unix
    128127software (via GNU autoconf, etc).
     128
     129("{{{make install PREFIX=/usr/local}}}" does not currently work -- see #703.)
    129130
    130131TODO: There should be some way to use "{{{setup.py easy_install}}}" to install
     
    166167packages for several distributions. See the DownloadDebianPackages page for
    167168details.
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