[Openvas-discuss] problems building OpenVAS 7 from source

Michael Meyer michael.meyer at greenbone.net
Tue May 20 19:07:23 CEST 2014

*** Daniel Malament wrote:

> Yeah, this is exactly the sort of thing I had in mind.  I just discovered
> that when you install from source with cmake .., _everything_ goes under
> /usr/local, including files under /usr/local/var/{lib,cache}/openvas.  Is
> there a way to configure the makefiles to use different prefixes for
> different directories, or do I have to just make symlinks from e.g.
> /usr/local/var to /var?

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/path/to/your/installation ..



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