installing into alternate directory?

Steve Kargl sgk at
Fri Oct 13 23:10:31 UTC 2017

On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:50:54PM -0600, Adam Weinberger wrote:
> Don't set it in the environment, pass it directly to make as an
> argument or in make.conf. If things are being searched for in
> PREFIX instead of LOCALBASE, that sounds to me like a bug.

That does work either.  Line wrapped below.

% unsetenv PREFIX
% make PREFIX=/usr/local/octave42 install
===>   octave-4.2.1 depends on file: /usr/local/octave42/lib/qt4/bin/linguist
 - not found
qt4-linguist-4.8.7_2: Makefile warning: in desktop entry #1
(/usr/local/octave42/lib/qt4/bin/linguist): field 5 (Categories) must
contain at least one main desktop category (make -VDESKTOP_CATEGORIES_MAIN)

Note that this





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