[fpc-devel] 'fpmake install' should do what?
peter at freepascal.org
Thu Dec 4 17:02:56 CET 2008
> While trying to only recompile and install the 'fcl-fpcunit'
> directory, I played around with the fpmake build system. I'm using FPC
> My directory layout is as follows:
> ^---- install location for: make install
> ^---- svn checkout of 2.2.3
> The following was tried while inside: /opt/fpc_2.2.3/src/packages/fcl-fpcunit/
> * I can compile fpmake.pp without problems.
> * I can build the source code without problems using:
> ./fpmake build -UG /opt/fpc_2.2.3/lib/fpc/2.2.3/units/i386-linux/
> * I can archive the source code without problems using
> ./fpmake archive
> What is the 'install' option supposed to do??? Where does it install do?
> I ran the following and got no output. No errors no nothing. It also didn't
> install to the /opt/fpc_2.2.3/lib/fpc/2.2.3/units/i386-linux/fcl-fpcunit/
> as I hoped for.
> ./fpmake install -B /opt/fpc_2.2.3 -UG
> I thought the -B option might need to be the same as:
> make install INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/fpc_2.2.3
'fpmake install' should do the same as 'make install' copy the locally build units to their final
To see what fpmake does add --verbose or --debug.
for 'fpmake build' you should not need to specify the final output dir. 'fpmake install' will move
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