apt-get, specify installation dir

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Tue May 15 23:33:30 UTC 2007

Andreas wrote:
> Yeah, noticed. But it installs itself in /var/www, which is the 
> documentroot for Apache, and in which I had (!) some php-pages that were 
> removed when I removed phpmyadmin via apt-get remove phpmyadmin.

That's a problem with the packaging.  It should only remove files it
adds, period.  You should file a launchpad bug.

> So for future reference, is there a way to specify installation 
> directory when installing via apt-get or dpkg -i?

I don't think so.

Matt Flaschen

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