Install instructions

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Tue Dec 17 09:31:16 UTC 2013

On Tue, 2013-12-17 at 10:26 -0700, Dazed_75 wrote:

>         This means that not only 'prefix' is missing - something is
>         completely
>         hosed:
>          BINDIR = $(prefix)/bin
>          DATADIR = $(prefix)/share
>          DESKTOPDIR = $(DATADIR)/applications
>         Those two install instructions above install into BINDIR and
>         DESKTOPDIR
>         If those variables resolve to '//' then something is seriously
>         wrong.
> It looks to me like those variables are set in subsurface-install.pri
> which appears should be invoked/read by Makefile but it either is not
> happening or something is wrong for the logic of
> subsurface-install.pri.  Sorry, but this is now going way over my head
> analysis wise.  I do not know how to test what is actually happening
> or not happening.
subsurface-install.pri is read by qmake.

It looks to me as if the qmake version of your OS is hosed.
Are you running Debian sid by any chance?


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