Dominic Mitchell dom at
Mon Dec 3 18:10:35 GMT 2001

On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 01:23:10PM +0000, mark.stewart at wrote:
> i have installed using the port method, and it works :)
> out of interest, can I specify my tree structure (eg ./configure prefix=/x/x/x)
> of where I want to put things or do I need to hack at the source ?

The easiest way to do change where a port is installed to is to do:

	% make PREFIX=/opt/mysql

or similiar.  This information is probably in the handbook:

or maybe in the Porter's handbook.

(which is probably more info than you need, but might be a worthwhile

You might also want to look in "man 7 ports".


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