program-prefix does not work

Darren Moffat Darren.Moffat at
Thu Oct 18 10:06:13 EST 2001

>> >>the configure option --program-prefix does not work although it is
>> >>listed in teh configure --help output.
>What is the purpose of this?

It is quite often used to have things like the GNU version of tar installed
as gtar rather than tar.  This is different to where the binaries get placed.

For OpenSSH I could see people using it to install the binaries with
a prefix of open eg:
Darren J Moffat

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