[pacman-dev] Configure --prefix in PKGBUILD scripts

Mark Constable markc at renta.net
Wed Jun 4 10:01:48 EDT 2008

On 2008-06-04, Travis Willard wrote:
> Thirdly, let's assume we do agree that having PREFIX= in makepkg.conf
> is a good idea.  Then, someone has to go through our mountain of
> PKGBUILDs and update them - as you said, it's not as simple as a sed
> instruction, so somebody DOES have to do all that work, and I can bet
> you dollars to donuts it's not going to be any of the Archlinux devs.

On the "it could be useful" side, I'm not sure the original
suggestion included the need to change the current PKGBUILDs,
just that it could be a useful aid for some packagers.


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