[ntp:questions] Unexpected executable locations from "sudo make install" on RPi Linux
rwindgas at xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 16 12:27:02 UTC 2013
On Sat, 16 Nov 2013 11:20:33 +0000, David Taylor wrote:
> I had hoped that NTP might be
> consistent, but presumably if the underlying OS differs the results from
> "make install" will differ.
"make install" is usually the last step of a "configure / make / make install"
With the "configure" step lot of options can be set, including where to
place the targets, usually with the --prefix option.
The debian ntp package [*] uses --prefix=/usr, causing root priviliged
binaries such as ntpd to be placed in /usr/sbin.
Not providing the --prefix option often results in a default prefix
[*] At least for debian version 7.2. See "cat /etc/debian_version"
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