[Exherbo-dev] Getting rid of einstall

Kylie McClain somasissounds at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 03:50:38 UTC 2016


On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Heiko Becker <heirecka at exherbo.org> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> 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
>
> Cheers,
> Heiko
>
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Good idea, go for it.



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