[ros-release] Indigo and multiarch support

William Woodall william at osrfoundation.org
Thu Apr 10 02:34:15 UTC 2014

That seems reasonable, I think that variable is usually relative (from a
brief search on the internet), so it should simply be
The `CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX` will automatically be put before it.

This rule modification should _only_ be used for the `rosdebian` bloom
generator and not the plain `debian` generator.

On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM, Thomas Moulard <thomas.moulard at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 10:30 AM, William Woodall
> <william at osrfoundation.org> wrote:
> > Does that mean it would just be overriding GNUInstallDirs.cmake by
> > explicitly setting the libdir? I don't have a problem with that in
> > principle, but it is going to be difficult to know if it will cause any
> > unintended problems with other packages or not.
> Yes, exactly.
> IMHO this is good practice: the upstream package makes all the
> directories configurable
> and once you know the platform, you hardcode everything to avoid
> relying on guessing.
> Given how popular this macro is and how explicit the name is I doubt
> there will be
> any name clash. It would also be less intrusive than having all the
> package looking for
> CATKIN_BUILD_BINARY_PACKAGE and hence introducing Catkin-specific
> mechanisms
> upstream.
> --
> Thomas

William Woodall
ROS Development Team
william at osrfoundation.org
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