Subject: Re: confused...
To: Jonathan Perkin <>
From: Stoned Elipot <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/22/2003 18:38:04
On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 10:34:29AM +0100, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> Looks as though there's something going on inside, which
> hasn't shown up before because pkg_install-info is the only package
> which uses it.

Not quite true, at least in pkgtools category there's also the shlock pkg.

Anyway the thing is sets MAKECONF=/dev/null in MAKE_ENV
(see around line 26 and the comments associated).
So your override of BINOWN, etc... in MAKECONF are not picked up
by the make processing pkg_install-info/files/Makefile.