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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf: install into /usr/local by default.

* T??r??k Edwin <edwintorok@gmail.com> wrote:

> It was confusing to install into $(HOME)/bin, especially since there was
> no documentation mentioning where perf gets installed by default.
> So install to /usr/local by default, as other programs do, and allow users to
> override the install location by specifying the prefix explicitly.
>
> Signed-off-by: T??r??k Edwin <edwintorok@gmail.com>
> ---
> tools/perf/Makefile | 2 +-
> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/Makefile b/tools/perf/Makefile
> index 2e7fa3a..8e8c199 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/Makefile
> +++ b/tools/perf/Makefile
> @@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ STRIP ?= strip
> # runtime figures out where they are based on the path to the executable.
> # This can help installing the suite in a relocatable way.
>
> -prefix = $(HOME)
> +prefix = /usr/local
> bindir_relative = bin
> bindir = $(prefix)/$(bindir_relative)
> mandir = share/man

Btw., we inherited that default prefix from the Git project.

Is there a way to get it into ~/bin/ if the user does not have permission to
/usr/local ? (i.e. doesnt run it as root)

That's a really convenient aspect of doing a 'make install' as user. (Which i
tend to do in most cases)

Ingo


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