Subject: misc/5037: manpage makedb broken when DESTDIR set
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/22/1998 11:22:00
>Number:         5037
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       makedb for manpages is broken when DESTDIR is set
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Feb 22 11:35:01 1998
>Originator:     Steve Allen
I speak only for myself.
>Release:        NetBSD-current Feb. 21, 1998
System: NetBSD wormspace 1.3B NetBSD 1.3B (WORMSPACE) #57: Wed Jan 21 18:30:45 PST 1998 allen@wormspace:/usr/src/systest/arch/mac68k/compile/GENERICTEST mac68k


When DESTDIR is set, trying to make whatis.db tries to put it in the
wrong place; DESTDIR is inserted into the path twice.


<63 wormspace /share/man># env | grep DESTDIR
<64 wormspace /share/man># make makedb
/usr/libexec/makewhatis /usr/snapshot/usr/share/man
install -c -o bin -g bin  -m 444 /tmp/whatis7292 /usr/snapshot/usr/snapshot/usr/share/man/whatis.db
install: /usr/snapshot/usr/snapshot/usr/share/man/whatis.db: No such file or directory
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