[mythtv] [PATCH] Allow non-root installs

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 12:41:14 -0400

On Tuesday 15 October 2002 04:30 am, Jim Radford wrote:
> Hi Isaac,
> I like to install programs without being root, but mythtv hardcodes
> "/usr/local" as its destination, so this isn't easy.  With this patch

Thanks, applied except for...

>   o The PREFIX is easily changeable by only editing settings.pro.[1]
>   o As non root user ldconfig can fail.  Ignore that so we aren't kept
>     from installing the .xml files.
>   o If files like mainmenu.xml are not found don't return "" since
>     it is meaningless and it will get used blindly anyway.  Might as
>     well return the file were are given.

this, as it breaks the depends stuff in the mainmenu.xml file.  I also changed 
of few of the .cpp files you missed, and mirrored the changes to the other 
modules in CVS.

> -Jim
> [1] I notice that most of the .pro files are generated, but as I'm not
>     sure from what I edited them directly.  They are checked into CVS
>     after all.

They were initially generated from qmake, but have been customized quite a bit