Makefile question

Roman Neuhauser neuhauser at
Tue Jun 14 08:30:21 GMT 2005

# gabor.kovesdan at / 2005-06-13 19:24:37 +0200:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to make a new port, but the software I'm porting has an 
> awkward configure script, and when I run ./configure --prefix=/usr/local 
> then every file goes to directly to /usr/local not to /usr/local/bin, 
> /usr/local/etc, ...
> Thus I would like to install it into /usr/local/appname.
> I wrote to my Makefile:
> CONFIGURE_ARGS= --prefix=${PREFIX}/appname
> But the situation is the same. Everything goes directly to /usr/local, 
> as if I wrote just --prefix=${PREFIX}.
> What can I do now?

    What software is this? I'd like to take a look at the configure

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