From: Steve M. Robbins (steven.robbins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-04 11:26:16
On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 04:35:34PM -0700, Noel Yap wrote:
> --- "Steve M. Robbins" <steven.robbins_at_[hidden]>
> > In addition, it is very convenient if those three
> > variables are given
> > default values based on another variable,
> > traditionally named "prefix"
> > as follows:
> > includedir = $prefix/include
> > libdir = $prefix/lib
> > htmldir = $prefix/share/doc
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe it's actually
I've only ever seen "prefix", never "prefixdir".
> > At install time, $includedir/boost would become a
> > copy of
> > boost-1.27.0/boost, the libboost* files would end up
> > in $libdir,
> > and the HTML hierarchy rooted at
> > boost-1.27.0/index.htm would
> > be copied to $htmldir/boost.
> I think only the *.hpp files should be installed.
The libs must also be installed.
You might think that docs are optional and split the install
into "install" and "install-docs" phases, however.
> Also, installation on Unix might want to change the
> suffixes (or at least make it configurable for all
> platforms). Everything else sounds great.
Change the suffixes of what?
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