Re: [Rd] How to make install DESTDIR=

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Sat 05 Nov 2005 - 17:52:35 GMT

On 5 November 2005 at 22:52, R S Ananda Murthy wrote:
| I tried to do make install DESTDIR=$PKGDIR. But this does not work. What
| is the alternative? I need to do this to create Slackware package.

I think you want

        make prefix=$PKGDIR install

as the documentation in R-admin states rather clearly in several places.

Hth, Dirk

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