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Re: pcp install dirs

To: kenmcd@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: pcp install dirs
From: <al1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2001 17:16:18 +0100 (CET)
Cc: PCP Mails <pcp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.SGI.4.32.0103060926320.1105592-100000@rattle.melbourne.sgi.com> from Ken McDonell at "Mar 6, 2001 09:33:19 am"
Sender: owner-pcp@xxxxxxxxxxx
Hello Ken,

thank you for your hints. I could install pcp in the
specified dirs.

> On Mon, 5 Mar 2001 al1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > hello,
> >
> > i want to build manually the pcp package. At this moment i have
> > some problems related to specifying the install-dir-tree.
> > Normally pcp is spreaded over the hole "unix" file system:
> > /usr, /etc, /var, /usr/man, etc. I wish to install the
> > hole package in only one directory. For example:
> > /usr/local/pcp-2.1.10/{bin,share,lib,sbin,etc,include,var}.
> >
> > How can I do that (with minimal effort)?
> > In the standard docs i didn't found any hints about that.
> I'd start with
>       configure.in
> and make changes below this block
>     dnl
>     dnl Work out where to install stuff for this package
>     dnl (and where to find stuff at run-time for add-on packages).
>     dnl
> There are somethings the _have_ to go into / to work properly, e.g. the
> magic file for file(1), and whatever rc.d glue you use to get pmcd and
> pmie started.
> But most of the other stuff can be relocated based on the macros from
> configure.in that get translated into parameters in
> src/include/pcp.conf (which gets installed in /etc/pcp.conf and is used
> by /etc/pcp.env) ... all of the build-time and run-time path selections
> are based on the parameter settings in these files.

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