[racket-dev] sudo make install

From: Jon Rafkind (rafkind at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Jan 3 15:02:36 EST 2011

On 01/03/2011 12:55 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:51 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> Or maybe there is another possible solution that involves changing how
>> the distribution and or the docs build works?
> I think the conventional solution is for `make install' to do much
> less work than it current does.  In "normal" Make-built software,
> `make' does all of the compilation, and `make install' just does the
> copying.  That way, `make install' wouldn't be doing things like
> reading preferences and creating the '.racket' directory.

Yea, I kind of feel like 'make' should build all the collects and docs
and whatnot. Unless there is a good reason not to.

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