Alternate Install Location Patch Proposal

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Sun Nov 15 09:12:31 EST 2009

Doug Kehn wrote:
> Hi All,
> Below (and attached) is a patch that will allow openssh to be
> installed in an alternate location. This is essential when
> cross-compiling. The cross-compile use case is:
     configure [bunch-of-options]
>    make
>    DESTDIR=<alt-location> make install-nokeys

You can already do that with "make install-nokeys DESTDIR=<alt-location>".

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