Install a library in a diferent adreess?

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Oct 9 08:10:00 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-10-09 at 02:36 -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-10-08 at 22:50 -0700, juan hernandez wrote:
> > how can i install from source a library with the option make? 4
> > example i installed a complement library: libsdl-mixer the lastest
> > version library from source using the option:./configure make and make
> > install but it is in other adreess =( i have all the library in
> > /lib/sdl/  and mixer installed in /lib/local/sdl/ :S  the synaptic
> > doesnt has the lastest version
> > thank you in advance
> > 
> Which is where it should be installed if you compiled it yourself, it
> just makes management much easier. Anyways, to change the path you would
> do prefix. EXP:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local
> ^ The default prefix on most compiled software.

Are you having problems with the stock versions of libsdl and
libsdl-mixer? They work just fine for some of the games I have
installed. Warzone2100 is heavily dependent on them. It works just fine,
even from a tarball, with the already packaged versions that you can
apt-get. Just asking, Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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