[Kst] beta3-2

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Thu Oct 8 16:21:50 CEST 2009

I'm not sure I understand.

why not
./install-kst release /dest/dir/absolute/prefix

Assuming /absolute/prefix/lib is in ld.so.conf, everything should work fine 
when you unroll the package, shouldn't it?


On Tuesday 06 October 2009 21:17:00 D. V. Wiebe wrote:
> Looking at the qmake generated makefiles seem to indicate I should set
> the envirnomental variable INSTALL_ROOT; so let's try creating a kst
> that will eventually be installed in /absolute/prefix, but that I want
> to stage, for packaging reasons in /dest/dir (ie. so everything will be
> installed in /dest/dir/absolute/prefix/*)  I tried:
> $ INSTALL_ROOT=/dest/dir ./install-kst anything-but-debug /absolute/prefix
> almost works.  It installs things in /dest/dir/* instead of the intended
> /dest/dir/absolute/prefix/*.  (ie. setting INSTALL_ROOT ignores
> As an aside, you should point out in the INSTALL document that the
> INSTALL_PREFIX passed to ./install-kst should be an absolute path or
> weirdness will ensue.  (The particular weirdness is things get installed
> in the src tree.)
> Doing something like
> $ ./install-kst still-not-debug /some/path/not/usr
> properly installs kst2 in /some/path/not/usr, but the executable can't
> be run, because there are no RPATHs in it pointing to
> /some/path/not/usr/lib .
> Cheers,
> -dvw

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