RFC: Release Management Going Forward

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Jun 27 22:00:42 CEST 2011

On 06/27/2011 02:49 PM, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Friday 24 June 2011, Nicolas Alvarez wrote:
> ...
>> I tried an ExternalProject-based approach before for kdeedu. The main
>> inherent and unavoidable disadvantage is that 'make' alone will *install*
>> the subprojects.
> Yes, that's unavoidable.
> Serious question: is this a problem ?
> You can still use DESTDIR.

A little, but I suppose it'll be a little less bad as long as:

rm -rf $DESTDIR
make install DESTDIR=$DESTDIR

still works (later).

-- Rex

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