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SubjectRe: [PATCH] libtraceevent: allow custom libdir path

Arnaldo,

Can you pull this patch in?

Reviewed-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@goodmis.org>

-- Steve


On Sat, 7 Dec 2019 11:14:40 +0000
Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com> wrote:

> When I use prefix=/usr and try to install libtraceevent in my laptop it
> tries to install in /usr/lib64. I am not having any folder as /usr/lib64
> and also the debian policy doesnot allow installing in /usr/lib64. It
> should be in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/.
>
> Quote: No package for a 64 bit architecture may install files in
> /usr/lib64/ or in a subdirectory of it.
> ref: https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-opersys.html
>
> Make it more flexible by allowing to mention libdir_relative while
> installing so that distros can mention the path according to their policy
> or use the default one.
>
> Signed-off-by: Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com>
> ---
>
> Hi Steve,
>
> And yet another one (hopefully the final one for now). I know I missed
> the merge window, but your Ack should be ok.
>
> tools/lib/traceevent/Makefile | 5 +++--
> tools/lib/traceevent/plugins/Makefile | 5 +++--
> 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/lib/traceevent/Makefile b/tools/lib/traceevent/Makefile
> index c5a03356a999..7e2450ddd7e1 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/traceevent/Makefile
> +++ b/tools/lib/traceevent/Makefile
> @@ -39,11 +39,12 @@ DESTDIR_SQ = '$(subst ','\'',$(DESTDIR))'
>
> LP64 := $(shell echo __LP64__ | ${CC} ${CFLAGS} -E -x c - | tail -n 1)
> ifeq ($(LP64), 1)
> - libdir_relative = lib64
> + libdir_relative_temp = lib64
> else
> - libdir_relative = lib
> + libdir_relative_temp = lib
> endif
>
> +libdir_relative ?= $(libdir_relative_temp)
> prefix ?= /usr/local
> libdir = $(prefix)/$(libdir_relative)
> man_dir = $(prefix)/share/man
> diff --git a/tools/lib/traceevent/plugins/Makefile b/tools/lib/traceevent/plugins/Makefile
> index f440989fa55e..edb046151305 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/traceevent/plugins/Makefile
> +++ b/tools/lib/traceevent/plugins/Makefile
> @@ -32,11 +32,12 @@ DESTDIR_SQ = '$(subst ','\'',$(DESTDIR))'
>
> LP64 := $(shell echo __LP64__ | ${CC} ${CFLAGS} -E -x c - | tail -n 1)
> ifeq ($(LP64), 1)
> - libdir_relative = lib64
> + libdir_relative_tmp = lib64
> else
> - libdir_relative = lib
> + libdir_relative_tmp = lib
> endif
>
> +libdir_relative ?= $(libdir_relative_tmp)
> prefix ?= /usr/local
> libdir = $(prefix)/$(libdir_relative)
>

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