[mythtv-users] Packaging MythTV for Slackware

Steven Cruysberghs steven.cruysberghs at pi.be
Mon Mar 29 15:00:35 EST 2004

> Hi all, I'd like to make a Slackware package of MythTV, I built all the
> dependencies packages needed to compile MythTV but I can't force the
> installation to a "package dir" to create the package.
> I tried to set the DESTDIR  variable either before issuing "qmake
> mythtv.pro" or before "make install", but nothing...
> The only thing I've done right is to change the prefix of installation
> files to /usr instead of /usr/local (changing this setting in the
> settings.pro file).
> Can anyone help me? Thank you very much.
> --
> Dario <djdas at djdas.no-ip.org>

Have a look at the checkinstall program. You can run that instead of make
install and end up with a package.

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