Changes between Initial Version and Version 2 of Ticket #22509


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04/18/17 11:42:12 (3 years ago)
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embray
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  • Ticket #22509

    • Property Cc mkoeppe added
    • Property Milestone changed from sage-7.6 to sage-wishlist
  • Ticket #22509 – Description

    initial v2  
    1 Currently we build packages, in most cases, but setting `--prefix=$SAGE_LOCAL` (in `./configure`, or the equivalent in non-autoconf packages), and then install directly to that prefix.
     1Currently we build packages, in most cases, by setting `--prefix=$SAGE_LOCAL` (in `./configure`, or the equivalent in non-autoconf packages), and then installing directly to that prefix.
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    33This is fine to keep as is.  But with automake packages we can also set `DESTDIR` (https://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/html_node/DESTDIR.html#DESTDIR) to an alternative (typically temporary) directory into which to install.  This has a couple advantages: