[Fontconfig] help on installing fontconfig

Ciprian Popovici ciprian at zuavra.net
Mon Feb 21 06:47:46 EST 2005

On Sun, 20 Feb 2005 18:03:17 +0100 (CET) Daniel Hernandez
<danielhdez2718 at yahoo.es> wrote:
> ./configure --prefix=myprefix
> etc. The interesting thing is that even with this last
> option fontconfig still tries to write things in
> /etc/fonts although configure is supposed to write
> things in /myprefix/etc. Is there a way to surpass
> this or I must necessarily install fontconfig as
> root?.

There's another option, --sysconfdir, which decides where /etc files go.
--prefix has no business with those.

Ciprian Popovici

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