[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add DESTDIR support to Makefiles

Sam Hocevar sam
Wed Oct 19 09:50:55 CEST 2005

On Wed, Oct 19, 2005, ?smail D?nmez wrote:

> >    No. These -D flags are compile-time flags. DESTDIR is only specified
> > for "make install" and is set to nothing during the build phase.
> No but you change lib_dir, conf_dir in config.mak which is legal to use in 
> code. But for now its not used at all.

   Again: these variables and files are *not* changed when DESTDIR is
not specified, and DESTDIR should *not* be specified when compiling (and
it isn't in any of the distributions I know), so it does not affect code
at all.

> But if someone uses that as variable in code your patch would break.

   Uh, no it wouldn't.


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