[tex-live] Why does 'make extras' fail here on Mac OS X?

Gerben Wierda sherlock@rna.nl
Thu, 25 Apr 2002 21:52:42 +0200

On Thursday, April 25, 2002, at 08:40 , Vladimir Volovich wrote:

> there's no need to override prefix, datadir, etc - just use the
> default setup from the Build script.

The reason for me is that I am on a very slow and expensive link which I 
have to pay from my own pocket. In other words, I do download source and 
source.development, but it is not feasible for me to download all of 
TeXLive until I get my DSL connection. Hence, I have to use my local 

So, what should I tell configure to make it work with my own datadir?