Luis Javier Merino
ljmerino at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 00:28:10 CEST 2009
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 11:13 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp at stsp.name> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 10:07:15PM +0200, Luis Javier Merino wrote:
>> P.S. Why does console-tools have --prefix=/nonexistent instead of
>> --prefix=/usr? Does it try to do something with the host filesystem?
> We've been using this prefix for all configure scripts to make
> sure people realise that nothing gets installed into the host
> system. Some scripts might also try to use the prefix to find
> things like libraries, so /nonexistent helps them behave in a
> cross-compile environment.
In this case, --prefix ends in the final binary, as part of the search
path for fonts. _If_ (and that's a big if) I have time, I'll have a
look at console-tools configure.ac to make sure it doesn't do things
on the host.
>> --- dslinux/config/Configure.help 2007-10-27 01:38:33.000000000 +0200
>> +++ build3/config/Configure.help 2007-11-11 18:26:42.000000000 +0100
>> @@ -1008,6 +1008,8 @@
>> Some kind of clock
> You may want to put some help text here, maybe?
Fixed in attached patch.
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