configure option to disable tests

Ciprian Dorin Craciun ciprian.craciun at
Mon Jun 16 18:16:46 CEST 2008

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jun 2008 12:46, ciprian.craciun at said:
>>     I'm asking this because I want to install libgcrypt to a
>> non-standard location (ex. /packages/libgcrypt--1.4.1), and after
>> installing it I want to symlink all includes and libs into
>> /packages/.include /packages/.lib, but the tests fail by not finding
>> the includes and libs (as they haven't been symlink-ed yet).
> It would be easier if you install the final packages (well the symlinks)
> int /packages/{include,lib,bin}.  This can be done by using:
>  ./configure --prefix=/packages
>  make
>  make install prefix=/packages/libgcrypt--1.4.1
> In your case you need to run configure with something like
>  ./configure --bindir=/packages/.bin --libdir=/packages/.lib .....
> and quite some more options.  Check out ./configure --help. The make
> invocations are still as show above.
> Salam-Shalom,
>   Werner
> --
> Die Gedanken sind frei.  Auschnahme regelt ein Bundeschgesetz.

    I know about the options --bindir and --libdir, but my setup was
influenced by GoboLinux, where each package has it's own folder, and
there is one common place for all the libs, bins, etc. That is why I
install each package in a separate directory and then symlink them

    Ciprian Craciun.

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