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From: Peter Bray <pdb_ml@yahoo.com.au>
To: Ingo Schwarze <schwarze@usta.de>
Cc: discuss@mdocml.bsd.lv
Subject: Re: mdocml [CVS_2015_11_07] Installation Paths
Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2015 10:13:40 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <563E85A4.2050703@yahoo.com.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20151107133439.GC10393@athene.usta.de>

On  8/11/15 12:34 AM, Ingo Schwarze wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>
> Peter Bray wrote on Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 05:08:46PM +1100:
>
>> Another couple of questions, yes I know, there have been a few already ;-)
>
> Thanks for looking at mandoc so thoroughly!

No Problem, I'm just glad that it helps.

>> I'm have been investigating manual page systems, and with multiple
>> systems on the same hosts, I didn't want any conflicts.
>>
>> So I added to 'configure.local', some new variables: PROGRAM_PREFIX
>> and PROGRAM_SUFFIX, and defined the BINM_* and MANM_* variables in
>> terms of these variables. See the configure.local at the end of this
>> email.
>
> No problem doing that locally if you want to.
> Though personally, i find individual lines like

No Problem, it was a only a suggestion after all.

[snip]

>> Also, the tbl.3 manual page is installed without a prefix or suffix.
>
> Does that conflict with anything?  With what, specifically?

No it was merely a consistence observation, no conflict observed.

[snip]

>> % cat > configure.local << __EOF__
>>
>> MANPATH_DEFAULT="${MANPATH}"
>
> OUCH, don't do that, don't use data from the environment in
> configure.local, use constant data instead.
>
> Otherwise, you get erratic build results depending on whatever
> the user happens to have set in their shell.

Don't worry the build environment 'pkgs_build' (yet to be released), 
controls the environment very tightly (and deliberately), in order to 
provide reproducible Build Procedures (and several specific goals, that 
extend the ideas in current build practices for FLOSS projects).

Better get on and test the changes ;-)

Peter
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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-11-07  6:08 Peter Bray
2015-11-07 13:34 ` Ingo Schwarze
2015-11-07 23:13   ` Peter Bray [this message]

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