source: appendices/generic/generic.xml@ 5e18c49c

10.0 10.1 11.0 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.2.0 6.2.0-rc1 6.2.0-rc2 6.3 6.3-rc1 6.3-rc2 6.3-rc3 7.10 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.6-blfs 7.6-systemd 7.7 7.8 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 9.0 9.1 basic bdubbs/svn elogind gnome kde5-13430 kde5-14269 kde5-14686 ken/refactor-virt krejzi/svn lazarus nosym perl-modules qt5new systemd-11177 systemd-13485 trunk upgradedb v5_0 v5_0-pre1 v5_1 v5_1-pre1 xry111/git-date xry111/git-date-for-trunk xry111/git-date-test
Last change on this file since 5e18c49c was 2be0e0d, checked in by Larry Lawrence <larry@…>, 18 years ago

spelling

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@1293 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

  • Property mode set to 100644
File size: 1.7 KB
RevLine 
[ec4b257]1<appendix id="appendices-generic">
2<?dbhtml filename="generic.html" dir="appendices"?>
3<title>Installing in non-default locations</title>
4
5<para>When you want to install a package to a location other than
[e68cc1c]6<filename class='directory'>/</filename>, or <filename class='directory'>/usr</filename>, you are installing
[2be0e0d]7outside the default environment settings on most machines. The following
[ec4b257]8examples should assist you in determining how to correct this situation.
9The examples cover the complete range of settings that may need
10updating, but they are not all needed in every situation.</para>
11
12<itemizedlist>
[e68cc1c]13<listitem><para>Expand the <envar>PATH</envar> to include
[93b6448]14<filename class='directory'>$PREFIX/bin</filename>.</para></listitem>
[e68cc1c]15<listitem><para>Expand the <envar>PATH</envar> for root to include
[93b6448]16<filename class='directory'>$PREFIX/sbin</filename>.</para></listitem>
[45e4bc5]17<listitem><para>Add <filename class='directory'>$PREFIX/lib</filename>
[e68cc1c]18to <filename>/etc/ld.so.conf</filename> or expand
[39f01ca]19<envar>LD_LIBRARY_PATH</envar> to include it. Before using the latter option,
20check out <ulink url="http://www.visi.com/~barr/ldpath.html"/>.</para></listitem>
[e68cc1c]21<listitem><para>Add <filename class='directory'>$PREFIX/man</filename>
22to <filename>/etc/man.conf</filename> or expand <envar>MANPATH</envar>.</para></listitem>
[93b6448]23<listitem><para>Add <filename class='directory'>$PREFIX/info</filename>
[e68cc1c]24to <envar>INFOPATH</envar>.</para></listitem>
25<listitem><para>Add <filename
26class='directory'>$PREFIX/lib/pkgconfig</filename> to
27<envar>PKG_CONFIG_PATH</envar>.</para></listitem>
28<listitem><para>Add <filename
29class='directory'>$PREFIX/include</filename> to <envar>CPPFLAGS</envar> when compiling packages
[ec4b257]30that depend on the package you installed.</para></listitem>
31</itemizedlist>
32
33</appendix>
Note: See TracBrowser for help on using the repository browser.