[ardour-dev] scons build available for testing

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 08:56:52 PST 2005


On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 10:50:49 -0600, Jack O'Quin <joq at io.com> wrote:
> Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> writes:
> > Humm...how does 'make install --prefix=' relate to './configure
> > --prefix='? I'm certain that I've used the latter when I've built
> > Ardour by hand. Is placing Ardour where I want it no longer supported
> > at all under SCons at all? If not, then I need to change paths?
> The ./configure option determines where ardour actually runs.
> The `make install' option provides a way for packagers to temporarily
> install the program in a different filesystem location.  The scons
> equivalent is DESTDIR=/some/package/directory.
> > Not advocating any changes. Just trying to understand so the next time
> > I do build I don't get burned too badly.
> You probably don't need this.  Normally, you compile on the same
> system where you will be running ardour and install it in the expected
> location.  All you need for that is `./configure --prefix=/usr', or
> `scons PREFIX=/usr'.
> --
>   joq

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