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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/scmgit

On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 01:28:29PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
>> (which is why I think the AUTO_DIRS is better than
>> what we had previously, so thanks for that. OTOH, that's another
>> variable that should be set automatically, when user-destdir is
>> specified).
> Ewww, when these two things are combined, it will set free a lot of energy. 
> DESTDIR is from Joerg, and he dislikes AUTO_MKDIRS. ;)

The problem is that AUTO_DIRS doesn't allow one of the common ways of
creating a new PLIST in combination with DESTDIR: just replace the old
one with a empty file and run make print-PLIST.

This is one of the things where I think the automatic is bad.


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