What I meant is that it is frequent when I have to choose a prefix for 
install, and I agree with you, from a developer point of view, pwd is 
best. but from an "easy deployement" point of view, I suppose that 
/usr/local is best...

Rob Lockstone wrote:
> Thanks, Riccardo & Emil.
> I do think my last question is legitimate. Shouldn't the default  
> behavior be to use --prefix=`pwd` ? And if a user *wants* to install  
> into /usr/local/resin, then they can pass that in using the --prefix=  
> argument.
> Rob
> On Mar 25, 2009, at 12:52, Emil Ong wrote:
>> Hi Rob & Riccardo,
>> Riccardo is correct.  This should work, too:
>> ./configure --prefix=`pwd`
>> Emil
>> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 08:44:21PM +0100, Riccardo Cohen wrote:
>>> What is frequently done is that a configure option let you change the
>>> install directory
>>> I just looked at configure help ("./configure --help") with the v4
>>> snapshot. Did you try "./configure --prefix=/my/directory" wich is  
>>> quite
>>> standard ?
>>> Rob Lockstone wrote:
>>>> Something new in Resin 4.x is that when doing the standard  
>>>> configure/
>>>> make/make install on *nix (including OS X), it assumes that you want
>>>> to install into /usr/local/resin. For me, that's not the case,  
>>>> since I
>>>> often have multiple resins installed and I don't put them into /usr/
>>>> local. It's no big deal to move the built libs and delete the /usr/
>>>> local/resin directory that was created. But I didn't see any obvious
>>>> way to tell the build process to use my local resin directory. Is  
>>>> there?
>>>> I even went into the script for the configure and changed it by  
>>>> hand,
>>>> and that worked, but then the make and make install ignored it.
>>>> Shouldn't it default to building within the directory where the
>>>> commands are being run? I think that's what it used to do.
>>>> Rob
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