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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/2] tools+stubdom: install under /usr/local by default.

On 05/02/13 17:19, Ian Campbell wrote:
> Now that the hotplug scripts have been fixed to remove hardcoded paths lets
> try this again. From 26470:acaf29203cf9:
>       This is the defacto (or FHS mandated?) standard location for software
>       built from source, in order to avoid clashing with packaged software
>       which is installed under /usr/bin etc.
>       I think there is benefit in having Xen's install behave more like the
>       majority of other OSS software out there.
>       The major downside here is in the transition from 4.2 to 4.3 where
>       people who have built from source will innevitably discover breakage
>       because 4.3 no longer overwrites stuff in /usr like it used to so they
>       pickup old stale bits from /usr instead of new stuff from /usr/local.
>       Packages will use ./configure --prefix=/usr or whatever helper macro
>       their package manager gives them. I have confirmed that doing this
>       results in the same list of installed files as before this patch was
>       applied.
>       The hypervisor remains in /boot/ and there is no intention to move it.
> Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Roger Pau Monnà <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Matt Wilson <msw@xxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Roger Pau Monnà <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>

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