[Kst] kst2 install

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Fri May 29 14:24:55 CEST 2009

This sounds like the standard thing to do.

We need to do the standard thing.


On Thursday 28 May 2009 10:52:33 Matthew D Truch wrote:
> > Setting the INSTDIR to /usr/lib/kst would install to
> > /usr/lib/kst/bin
> > /usr/lib/kst/lib
> > /usr/lib/kst/plugins
> >
> > Everything would be contained within the directory, the only questions
> > is where to put the 3 executables.  We can also extend the pluginPaths
> > to include extra directories if needed as all files in the directory
> > will be validated.
> Well, /usr/lib/kst/bin seems like a poor choice for the executables,
> especially since it wouldn't be in people's $PATH.  If I had complete
> choice over the locations (perhaps Don wants to chime in here too?),
> I would want the binaries in: $prefix/bin/
> The libraries in: $prefix/$libdir/
> And the plugins in: $prefix/$libdir/kst/
> Where $prefix and $libdir are settable at compile time.
> Furthermore, it'd be best if when it's actually doing "make install" it
> prepended $DESTDIR to all destinations (as for packaging, often packages
> are installed into a temporary tree so only the installed file can be
> packaged up, which are then put in the correct (ie $DESTDIR=/) location
> when the packaging system installs them on an end-user machine).

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