[Vm-dev] Unix VM configure question

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Feb 22 20:30:52 UTC 2007

On Feb 22, 2007, at 21:24 , Andreas Raab wrote:

> Hi Guys -
> I'm trying to build a unix VM that doesn't have to live in an  
> absolute location (so we can install it in a user's directory  
> instead of /usr/local/mumble). It looked like configure --prefix=.  
> would be the way to go, but it complains about
> configure: error: expected an absolute directory name for --prefix: .
> How does one convince configure to use a relative location?

No go. Use an absolute path for building, then just copy the files  
wherever you want.

You need to give a command line argument where the plugins are found  
when running. My Croquet.sh script takes care of doing that, I'm sure  
you have that somewhere on your disk ;)

- Bert -

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