how do ports install into ${destroot} instead of into ${prefix} directly?

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Thu Dec 11 09:38:26 PST 2014

On Thursday December 11 2014 11:53:00 Michael Dickens wrote:


> Hi René - If the Makefile is hand-written, it probably does not contain
> a way to set DESTROOT or some other variable to direct where to install
> stuff outside of PREFIX -- you'll need to read through the Makefile to

No, it doesn't. I figured I had to edit it, but how?
Alternatively, couldn't I change the destroot command so that it executes make with an appropriate set of options?

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