fail to destroot port with only makefile

db iamsudo at
Tue Mar 7 18:37:36 UTC 2017

On 7 Mar 2017, at 17:29, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> The Makefile does not support DESTDIR. Ideally, fix the Makefile to support DESTDIR and submit that to the developers.

MacPorts Guide links to, where it states 'You should not set the value of DESTDIR in your Makefile at all'. Eventually, I used
destroot.args        prefix=${destroot}${prefix}

> This question is better asked on macports-dev, since it's about developing ports, not using existing ports.

Sorry, I thought macports-dev was for MacPorts devs only. It's not very practical, I'd rather get mail from topics I start, reply to or am interested in, instead of being subscribed to 2 lists.

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