Handbook: a question and a typo fix

markus schnalke meillo at marmaro.de
Thu Apr 14 12:54:58 UTC 2011


[2011-04-14 09:18] James Mills <prologic at shortcircuit.net.au>
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 3:32 AM, Thomas Penteker <tek at serverop.de> wrote:
> >> What's the reason for not using `make install'?
> >
> > Because it's too general I'd say.
> 
> FYI, I use "make install" myself and have done so for many years now
> as I find it just takes an extra few steps away that I don't have to do.
> (ie: manually copy, etc).
> 
> I don't think it really matter tbh.

Thanks for your explanations.

IMO `make install' is a convenient and well-known idiom, thus I
wondered why it wasn't used. But running the necessary commands
directly is fine too.

Maybe a comment on this in the handbook would be nice.


meillo



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