Preparing for a point release

Richard Laager rlaager at
Fri Dec 8 17:52:40 UTC 2017

On 12/08/2017 02:20 AM, Hal Murray wrote:
> I haven't done a lot of testing.  waf install --destdir=foo didn't crash like 
> it would if it tried to write to /usr/ and the printout all looked good.
Since I know destdir worked for me in the package build, I looked into
this again to figure out what was different.

I retract my claim about destdir being broken. I was trying to pass
--destdir to configure, and it didn't work. When I pass --destdir to
install, it does work.

I think that's what you were trying to tell me:

On 12/08/2017 01:48 AM, Hal Murray via devel wrote:
> --destdir work on install rather than configure.

I'm sorry for the noise about destdir. destdir is fine.


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