[racket] Install to standard Unix directories

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Sat Nov 12 16:36:02 EST 2011

Eli Barzilay wrote at 11/12/2011 04:27 PM:
> 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.

Are you responding to the "BTW", to the original question ("standard 
Unix directories"), or to both?


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