[mythtv] Local install of mythtv

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Wed Apr 8 20:41:04 UTC 2015


On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 3:08 PM, dennis <deg at outlook.com> wrote:
> What confuses me,  it seems like $prefix actually compiled into the
> executables ( for example the location of "filters" directory ).      Is
> this the case, or am I missing something here?

That is a common design for most applications that use autoconf.  The
configure script generates compile-time settings which are then
compiled into the application, and $prefix paths are usually one of
those settings.

Eric


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