[Matroska-devel] libebml / libmatroska install dir

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Mon Jan 10 13:25:55 CET 2005


> I'm trying to compile the latest matroska stuff on my Debian machine.
> I compiled and installed libebml and libmatroska which got installed in 
> /usr/local
> But the Debian packages I had before are installed in /usr
> Is this normal or should it be fixed ?

Intended behaviour. If you install something from source then it usually
should be put into /usr/local. If it is packaged properly, then it
should be installed into /usr.


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