[Exherbo-dev] Getting rid of einstall

Bo Ørsted Andresen zlin at exherbo.org
Wed Jan 13 11:55:58 UTC 2016

On 09/01/16, Heiko Becker wrote:
> some time ago the question why we still have einstall came up on IRC.
> Well, I also don't see a reason why we should have a function that throws
> quite a bunch of default values at custom makefiles and hopes everything
> will work.
> Makefiles supporting DESTDIR can and should just use emake
> DESTDIR="${IMAGE}" ... install.
> I have removed all three occurrences from our repos (bzip2 even used it in
> spite of supporting DESTDIR) and prepared patches to remove it from
> paludis, e-f-s and exheres-syntax:
> https://galileo.mailstation.de/gerrit/#/q/topic:einstall-removal

Sounds good to me.

Bo Ørsted Andresen

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