[mythtv] PREFIX and LIBDIR

Carl Reynolds mythtv-dev at hyperbole-software.com
Tue May 20 17:54:37 UTC 2008

Only when debugging a build.


Nigel Pearson wrote:

>Does anyone make use of an explicit LIBDIR
>when building and installing MythTV?
>At the moment, we can install the filters and plugins in
>a different location to the rest of the runtime assets
>(the themes, translations, fonts and support binaries),
>by configuring like this:
>configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/libs
>By default, the libs are under $PREFIX/lib.
>If no-one makes use of this feature, I would like to
>simplify the runtime asset location a few percent,
>by always looking in PREFIX/lib for the filters/plugins.
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