Installing outside of /opt

LuKreme kremels at
Wed Mar 24 13:53:46 PDT 2010

On 24-Mar-2010, at 12:55, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> You are talking about the slrn and uudeview ports in MacPorts, or  
> about building these from source by hand? If the former, file bugs  
> if they don't work. If the latter, why not use the ports?

The port for slrn is years out of date, so I am building it from  
source. I wanted to build against the uudeview that was already  
installed. The port maintainer for slrn has not responded (I've been  
told) to emails about updating slrn in the ports tree.

> To build software manually against dependencies already installed by  
> MacPorts, you may have to set CFLAGS, CPPFLAGS, CXXFLAGS, and  
> LDFLAGS like MacPorts does (see all the variables MacPorts sets in  
> the configure phase by using debug output: sudo port -d configure  
> someport). Or, you can try C_INCLUDE_PATH and LIBRARY_PATH instead.

I build slrn originally with

./configure  --with-ssl=/opt/local --with-slang=/opt/local

Which worked. However I realised later that this built it without  
uudeview, so I tried to rebuild it with:

./configure  --with-ssl=/opt/local --with-slang=/opt/local --with- 

but that does not work

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