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Re: zshall.1

This explains how the name transformation is used in zsh.

RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/INSTALL,v
retrieving revision 1.19
diff -u -r1.19 INSTALL
--- INSTALL	3 Oct 2005 09:00:44 -0000	1.19
+++ INSTALL	24 Oct 2005 13:17:34 -0000
@@ -450,6 +450,19 @@
   --srcdir=DIR          # find the sources in DIR [configure dir or ..]
   --datadir=DATADIR     # install shared files in DATADIR [PREFIX/share]
+Program name transformation:
+  --program-prefix=PREFIX           # prepend PREFIX to installed name
+  --program-suffix=SUFFIX           # append SUFFIX to installed name
+  --program-transform-name=SEDSCR   # run sed script SEDSCR on installed name
+Note that zsh interprets this standard feature of configure to mean that the
+program will be run from the installed location.  For example, with
+the argument --program-suffix=-dev is given, the file zsh-dev will be
+installed and all references to it will be adjusted accordingly.  If
+the program is to be created in some temporary directory for installation
+elsewhere, set DESTDIR to the top-level directory of the temporary
   --enable-FEATURE      # enable use of this feature
   --disable-FEATURE     # disable use of this feature

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR PLC, Churchill House, Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road
Cambridge, CB4 0WZ, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 692070

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