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Re: Installing from install-data-local

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: Installing from install-data-local
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 19:34:09 +0200
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>>> "Braden" == Braden McDaniel <address@hidden> writes:

 Braden> I have this rule in my
 Braden> install-data-local:
 Braden>        $(mkinstalldirs) $(docdir)/manual
 Braden>        $(INSTALL_DATA) $(srcdir)/manual/* $(docdir)/manual

 Braden> This breaks the "distcheck" target; because apparently
 Braden> distcheck's _inst directory is not writable when this
 Braden> rule is run.
 Braden> Why is _inst not writable? 

This allows distcheck to catch user rules that do not honor $(DESTDIR).
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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