[vlc-devel] [RFC] --enable-fast-install for the release

Konstantin Pavlov thresh at altlinux.ru
Fri Aug 22 14:42:32 CEST 2008

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont
<rdenis.simphalempin.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2008 00:54:42 +0200, Christophe Mutricy <xtophe.chewa.net>
> wrote:
>> Except that there is a bug if it's used at the same time as DESTDIR=
>> (I haven't yet had time to find out if it's a libtool bug or the way we
>> use it. Libtool doc claims --inst-prefix get added automagically when
>> needed)
> If that is your problem, then causing make install to explicitly fail with
> DESTDIR and slow-install seems much better. Some people do build binary
> packages from git or from source snapshots too...
>> Considering that people building from the tarball will imho mainly "make
>> install" , I was considering reverting to  enable-fast-install.
>> Do people have opinions on that ?
> I don't really care because I have --disable-fast-install in my configure
> script. But such a change is going to suck big time in the bugfix branch.

Current git installs libtool vlc script instead of vlc binary if
--enable-fast-install is not used.

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