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2.3 Installing a package

You are now ready to install the package. If you are installing to a new directory tree, first create the directory specified in the top-level configure --prefix option if necessary,

$ mkdir /gnu

Then to install the package use the install target,

$ make -C gnu/hello install

The package should be automatically installed under /gnu, with any executable programs under /gnu/bin/.

$ /gnu/bin/hello --version
hello (GNU hello) 2.8