Integrating source-built Coda into the system

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This procedure is intended for people who followed advice on our Quick Client Action and Quick Server Action pages to build Coda from source.

Such installations put everything Coda-related (lwp, rpc2 and rvm libraries, and Coda client or server components) into a separate directory, /usr/local/coda/.

This separate directory prevents few default operations from working:

This is not a problem in itself; you only need to have those facts in mind and manually specify filesystem locations when necessary.

However, one solution that transparently integrates the installation directory into the standard filesystem locations (via symlinking) is GNU Stow.

GNU Stow

For Stow documentation see its web site.

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Last modified: Thu Jun 26 07:37:03 UTC 2014