Re: [htdig] compile on one machine, install on another

Subject: Re: [htdig] compile on one machine, install on another
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Tue Dec 07 1999 - 10:20:36 PST

At 10:32 AM -0500 12/7/99, Reynolds, John wrote:
>I need to compile htdig on one machine but install it on another. I couldn't
>find anything in the docs that explained this. Can I just tar up all the
>files, untar them on the target machine and edit the configuration files to
>point to the new dir structure?

If they're the same platform and OS, you can usually do this (this is
the concept behind package files like .rpm and .deb). Essentially you
must make sure the systems are similar enough that they use the same
binary format for programs and have the same libraries.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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