On 04/11/2012 03:58 PM, Dave Yost wrote:
> I don’t understand the point of your message. What the prefix feature does is well understood. And yes it is better than having the built program work only in a fixed location, such as in /usr/local/.
> I’m proposing something that is better than the prefix feature and makes it obsolete.
In your suggestion, how does 'make install' know where to copy programs?
> On Tue 2012-04-10, at 05:44 PM, Peter Johansson<trojkan@...> wrote:
>> On 04/11/2012 09:01 AM, Dave Yost wrote:
>>> Actually, I think the configure “prefix” feature should be deprecated.
>>> Software should be written to find everything it needs at runtime relative to the path of the invoked binary.