Change Samba package installations

Jim Wildman jawildman at
Thu Jan 28 03:17:17 GMT 1999

One way is to edit the Makefile in the source directory.  Change the value
of prefix and BASEDIR to point to /opt/samba.  Then rebuild and reinstall.

Jim Wildman
jawildman at

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Aqbal Rail wrote:

> Hi,
>    I hope somebody can help me dealing with this problem. I have this
> problem of installing Samba2 into /opt/samba. How can I make the package
> install to /opt/samba instead of /usr/local/samba2 ??. This is because
> my hard disk space in /usr/local is about full and my /opt has alot of
> spaces.
>    Thanks in advance for any help.
> Cheers
> Aqbal Rail
> R.E.S.E.A.R.C.H
> Fac. of Civil Engineering
> University of Technology Malaysia
> Tel : 607-5576160 ext 3026
> Email : aqbal at

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