make install (was: Filesystem Hierarchy Standards (FHS) and certain file locations)

Eike Rathke erack at
Wed Sep 6 18:45:59 UTC 2017

Hi Michael,

On Wednesday, 2017-09-06 16:26:09 +0200, Michael Stahl wrote:

> apparently you are trying to use "make install", which probably is
> unused and unmaintained; maybe we should remove it.

make install works fine if one configures with --prefix=..., I use it
regulary to create installations of builds and branches before I fool
around in a tree. Something like

./configure --prefix=$HOME/opt/$(basename `pwd`)


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