[Samba] Patch for relocatable installs

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Apr 1 13:26:15 GMT 2003

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On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, William R. Knox wrote:

> I remember seeing a patch here a long while back that I thought was
> going to be committed for making the install relocatable (i.e. allowing
> for a DESTDIR to be specified during a "make install"). I can't find it,
> and I'm not sure I am remembering correctly, anyway, so here is a shot
> at it. Tested both the install and uninstall, run as "make install
> DESTDIR=/new/top/level". I find the ability to do this invaluable for
> creating packages, so would love to see it in any new versions (I didn't
> check HEAD - maybe it's already there, so this would only apply to users
> of 2.2.X). Have fun with it. Any bugs, while my fault, are not my
> problem. ;-)

This is already in HEAD/SAMBA_3_0.  I'll add it to SAMBA_2_2 (although
I'm not sure when/if we will release another 2.2.x).

cheers, jerry
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