installing into alternate directory?

Steve Kargl sgk at
Fri Oct 13 23:00:43 UTC 2017

On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:50:54PM -0600, Adam Weinberger wrote:

> Given that the error comes from the port's build and not
>, and given that there is no math/octave42 ini
> the ports tree,


cd /usr/ports/math
cp -pR octave octave42
cd octave42

Spend 2 days working on updating from octave 4.0.3 to 4.2.1.
Finally get 'make' to complete.  Now, install into an alternate
location to prevent uninstalling the octave-4.0.3 to new
octave-gui binary.

It looks like qtchooser is using PREFIX instead of LOCALBASE.


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