[plt-dev] What happened to configure --prefix on MacOS?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Jun 2 09:25:13 EDT 2009

On Jun  2, Richard Cobbe wrote:
> Ah, I see.  I did indeed get that error message, but I didn't
> realize that --enable-macprefix would get me what I wanted -- partly
> because I read the error message too quickly, and partly because I
> was (and am) not entirely clear on what "Mac-style installation"
> means.

The thing that triggered this (very recent), was doing

  ./configure --prefix=/usr

which does something very different -- and very broken on OSX (and
IIRC, the mac ports thing had this problem for a long time, without
anyone noticing).

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