Re: configure prefix ignored by make install

Subject: Re: configure prefix ignored by make install

Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2023 17:01:39 +0100

To: David Bremner,


From: Sandra Snan

David Bremner <> writes:
> I can't duplicate that on Debian testing with GNU Make.

I was using zsh in Emacs shell mode on Debian GNU/Linux 12 
(bookworm) with GNU Make 4.3.

> FWIW, it should not be required to use sudo to install into /tmp 
> (but as far as I know it should work). 

I used sudo for the install because /tmp/ isn't gonna be my 
ultimate destdir and I don't want my own user to own these files, 
root should own them. I was planning to use fpm in --dir mode. 
Although I didn't get that far because it instead installed into 
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