[plt-scheme] `make install' and DESTDIR

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Jul 24 23:26:10 EDT 2006

On Jul 24, Ari Pollak wrote:
> Eli Barzilay wrote:
> > Alternatively, I asked for suggestions for some way of communicating
> > such information to the make process, so it can create the right file.
> > The only thing I can think of is environment variables for the extra
> > paths, but that will be awkward and difficult to use (I think).
> Seems simple enough to add an extra configure option to add system
> collection paths to the build,

The problem is that you'll need many such options -- for each kind of
directory (collects, include, lib, doc, etc).

> since it's still way cleaner than having to provide wrapper scripts
> that set PLTCOLLECTS.

If it wasn't clear -- the only problem now is how to communicate this
information to the build process.  There should *not* be any need for
wrapping binaries.  At all.

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