#54 Small fix for Makefile

closed-accepted
5
2001-10-08
2001-07-16
No

Not every platform has GNU install as system default.
Not on Digital Unix, for example. However, GNU install
is needed for a proper installation and the command
'install' is hardcoded into the Makefile in several
places.

This patch add a Makefile definition $(INSTALL) at top
of file so the path can at least be configured as it
happens with $(CP).

It would be good to note in the installation document
that you need a set of GNU tools (install, cp, make) to
run the installation.

Discussion

  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    Where can I get these GNU tools (install and cp)? I found
    gmake but am looking all over the place for install and cp
    and cannot find it anywhere. I am having a terrible time
    trying to install this on Solaris 8!

    Thanks

     
  • Chris Nandor

    Chris Nandor - 2001-10-04
    • assigned_to: nobody --> pudge
     
  • Chris Nandor

    Chris Nandor - 2001-10-04

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  • Chris Nandor

    Chris Nandor - 2001-10-05

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    Makefile and docs updated, thanks.

     
  • Chris Nandor

    Chris Nandor - 2001-10-05
    • assigned_to: pudge --> cmdrtaco
    • status: open --> open-accepted
     
  • Rob Malda

    Rob Malda - 2001-10-08
    • status: open-accepted --> closed-accepted
     

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