[racket] Install to standard Unix directories

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sat Nov 12 16:27:56 EST 2011

Two hours ago, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
> Jay Riddle wrote at 11/12/2011 12:45 PM:
> > What is the option to get Racket to install to the standard unix 
> > directories?  I have compiled Racket 5.2 on a Ubuntu 11.10. I have 
> > done a quick test of DrRacket and it appears to be working.
> Do you mean by using the "--prefix=/usr/local" or "--prefix=/usr" option 
> to "configure" before you compile?
> BTW, rather than use the standard Unix directories, I would use 
> "--prefix=/usr/local/racket-5.2", because I like to have multiple 
> versions of Racket installed at the same time.

There is no need to do that.  It is an order of magnitude more
convenient and more robust to run the build without any prefix and
move the directory to wherever you want.

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