How to install a program only for a user

Alain PORTAL aportal at
Tue Dec 20 14:00:58 UTC 2005

Le Mardi 20 Décembre 2005 14:47, Parameshwara Bhat a écrit :
> Hello List,
> How can one install a program just for the user and not system wide?
> I tried googling, may be I messed up with my phrasing of the question, I
> did not come by any useful information.

../configure --prefix=$HOME/local && make && make install

Of course, $HOME/local must exist.

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