libreoffice DESTDIR install question

Bjoern Michaelsen bjoern.michaelsen at
Tue Oct 20 08:07:17 PDT 2015


On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 03:57:41PM +0100, sibu wrote:
> I want to to a test install  before committing.
> Can one do 
> make DESTDIR=/someplace install 
> for libreoffie-

for most scenario except tweaking the installation scripts that should not be
needed, as:


already contains a fully runnable installation that is populated on the fly
during the build.
If you need to test an installation, doing

 make test-install

will run the install script and create a copy in


(or whatever you put in TESTINSTALLDIR=).

Make install will use whatever you passed into the various destination switches of
./configure (or ./



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