installation dirs on debian

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Aug 11 16:09:17 CEST 2006

YvesDM <ydmlog at> wrote:
> When I install using apt-get (installs 1.0.2 currently), I get freeradius
> installed in /etc/freeradius.
> When I install the same version using the tar.gz it gets installed in
> /usr/local/etc/raddb/

  If you're building on debian, there is a "debian" directory in the
tar.gz file.  The files there should be used to build a local debian

> Why is that?

   FreeRADIUS builds on systems other than debian.

> I've looked into the debian directory in the tarball, but it doesn't learn
> me anything about this.

  There should be a README there, saying what to do, I guess.

  Alan DeKok.
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