Porter's Handbook: PREFIX and DESTDIR

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jan 5 02:20:05 UTC 2012

On Wed, 4 Jan 2012, Eitan Adler wrote:

>> Beyond some rewriting and clarification, I removed the mention of LOCALBASE
>> sometimes being /opt, which is covered by saying it can be a custom path.
> It may be useful to give an explicit example of what paths users choose.

Done, but not in a way that admits the original might have had a point.

>> Is there any reason to keep the references to /usr/X11R6?
> No, all references to X11BASE will be removed shortly anyways.

Okay, ripped that out and edited that section a little.

New version in the same place.

Existing section:



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