[aur-dev] ./configure --prefix Conventions

stefan-husmann at t-online.de stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Wed Feb 11 13:25:35 UTC 2015

>>One, is the more frequent `./configure --prefix=/usr` and the other is
>>`./configure --prefix=$pkgdir/usr`.

>>I was wondering if one is more correct than the other? Are there any
>>downsides to using the second one?

>>Jashandeep Sohi

This question has nothing to do with AUR developement and therefore should 
go to the aur-general mailing list.

But to give an answer: This is not a question of choice. If the one or the other 
way works at all depends on how upstream implements their build process. 

Best Regard 

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