The redis's Makefile doesn't use a variable PREFIX at all. If you want PREFIX to be specified for the commands run from the Makefile you should use: PREFIX=/tmp/installdir make The install target would be better to use the install command, in order to set the correct ownership and permissions on the created files: install: opsh install -m755 -D -d $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin install -m755 $< $(DESTDIR)$(PREFIX)/bin/opsh Feb 22, 2017 · This will generate build scripts using the default generator — on Linux/OSX this should be Makefiles. By default cmake will install our build into the system directories. To define a custom install directory we simply pass it to cmake: cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=../_install. To run the build script you can simply use the Makefile: make ... Mar 13, 2019 · cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=%QTPATH% -DCMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=%QTPATH% -G "NMake Makefiles" nmake nmake install kdnsd. TODO (should be easier since there is no need to convert library types) libgif. TODO. miniupnpc. TODO. OSX dependencies. Install Xcode and Xcode command line tools to get the C++ compiler. Install cmake (e.g. from MacPorts) Installation prefix. If your Makefile has an install target, it needs some way of knowing where to install. By default, many packages install to /usr or /usr/local. Since many Spack users won’t have sudo privileges, it is imperative that each package is installed to the proper prefix. Look for variables like PREFIX or INSTALL. Nov 23, 2010 · Dear Cmake users, 1) I am trying to set CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX in the CMakeLists file with SET(CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX, "my/path") but the variable remain unset; everything works fine if the variable is set on the command line when invoking cmake (-DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=my/path).