[ic] IC Gentoo ebuild status
emailgrant123b at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 27 16:41:40 EDT 2004
--- Jon Jensen <jon at endpoint.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Grant wrote:
> > IC has hit a bit of a snag in being converted to
> an ebuild for Gentoo
> > Linux:
> > http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=59148
> > Here is the specified problem:
> > '
> > First of all, ebuilds can't install into
> > per FHS.
> > Secondly, try installing it into its default
> > /usr/local/interchange, and examine the contents
> > that directory. You'll see that even if you could
> > --prefix=/usr, it does not conform to the /usr
> > hierarchy. Of course, they don't use autotools, so
> > can't specify where you want it to install (well,
> > can specify the root directory, but that's not
> > enough).
> > Ideally, there should be a way to specify where to
> > place individual subdirectories, which, AFAIK, is
> > possible ATM.
> > '
> > Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Have you looked at how the RPM or Debian packages
> are built? They don't
> install into /usr/local.
Thank you! The bug report has been updated.
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