>>>>> "Marc" == Marc Lehmann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
Marc> On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 10:59:50PM +0200, Alexander Skwar
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> RPM it is very much desirable to have the install not go to the "real"
>> directory, but to prefix the install dir with some other dir.
Marc> <rant again>
Marc> Why is that every program has to be "fixed" to be usable
Marc> with rpm, and everbody even agrees with that, instead of
Marc> just fixing rpm???
It's not just rpm. Lots of people want to install to some place
different from what the configure --prefix was. People using stow,
for example. Or package builders... dpkg does the same ("the same
And it's definitely not "every program". Tons of stuff (like all
automake-using apps per default, usually) can do it. It's just Perl
that doesn't seem to be able to honor that (according to older posts
from you Marc), which is a shame (for Perl).
I'm just happy that I don't have to fight this monster on a daily
basis... (and I hope that the rumored complete Perl rewrite will be
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