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Strip the GIT_EXEC_PATH Makefile parameter. Replaced it by the more U…

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``prefix''. There is no need to install git-flow inside git's libexec dir by
default. It just needs to be *somewhere* on the PATH.
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1 parent 133c43c commit e0b54c070abf014e29f7991d76f867fab17e534d @nvie committed Mar 19, 2010
Showing with 9 additions and 15 deletions.
  1. +6 −7 Makefile
  2. +3 −8 README.mdown
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13 Makefile
@@ -1,5 +1,4 @@
-AUTO_DETECTED_GIT_EXEC_PATH := $(shell git --exec-path 2>/dev/null || echo /usr/libexec/git-core)
-GIT_EXEC_PATH=$(AUTO_DETECTED_GIT_EXEC_PATH)
+prefix=/usr/local
# files that need mode 755
EXEC_FILES=git-flow
@@ -20,11 +19,11 @@ all:
install:
@test -f gitflow-shFlags || (echo "Run 'git submodule init && git submodule update' first." ; exit 1 )
- install -d -m 0755 $(GIT_EXEC_PATH)
- install -m 0755 $(EXEC_FILES) $(GIT_EXEC_PATH)
- install -m 0644 $(SCRIPT_FILES) $(GIT_EXEC_PATH)
+ install -d -m 0755 $(prefix)/bin
+ install -m 0755 $(EXEC_FILES) $(prefix)/bin
+ install -m 0644 $(SCRIPT_FILES) $(prefix)/bin
uninstall:
- test -d $(GIT_EXEC_PATH) && \
- cd $(GIT_EXEC_PATH) && \
+ test -d $(prefix)/bin && \
+ cd $(prefix)/bin && \
rm -f $(EXEC_FILES) $(SCRIPT_FILES)
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11 README.mdown
@@ -21,15 +21,10 @@ Then, you can install `git-flow`, using:
$ sudo make install
-By default, this will look for the directory where Git is already installed,
-and install the git-flow extension alongside the other Git subcommands. If git
-is not on the system's `PATH`, it tries `/usr/libexec/git-core`. To explicitly
-override this setting in case you have installed Git in another location, use:
+By default, git-flow will be installed in /usr/local. To change the prefix
+where git-flow will be installed, simply specify it explicitly, using:
- $ sudo make GIT_EXEC_PATH=/your/custom/path install
-
-You rarely need to override this manually, the default 'make install' should do
-fine.
+ $ sudo make prefix=/opt/local install
Or simply point your `PATH` environment variable to your git-flow checkout
directory.

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