On Mar 25, 2009, at 1:16 PM, Riccardo Cohen wrote:

> 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...

It's more of a standards issue.  I don't know of any other package  
that installs to pwd by default.

-- Scott

>
>
> 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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