Michael P. Soulier
msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Thu Jan 5 11:41:53 PST 2006
On 1/5/06, Crispy Beef <crispy.beef at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Am trying to get my head around the ports system, specifically custom options
> when compiling. For example I would like to install apache 2.2 under it's own
> dir in /usr/local, say /usr/local/apache22. If I was rolling my own version
> using the configure script I would do:
> ./configure prefix="/usr/local/apache22"
I believe the default prefix can be changed, but I'm unclear as to why
you would want to change it. The port installs a package that you can
then remove easily with the pkg tools. Why would you want to do this?
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
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