Subject: Re: using PKGMANDIR?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Georg Schwarz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/10/2005 23:53:09
> This is not true. I'd expect that thousands -- even the majority -- of 
> packages work with a custom PKGMANDIR. And there should be only a small 
> group that are broken using default PKGMANDIR (and most are already 
> fixed). (I have been using this for almost two years.)

then please let me know which mechanism makes sure that man pages get installed
in PKGMANDIR if the package does not explicitely use PKGMANDIR?
Do GNU configure scripts typically support that environment variable out of
the box?

Georg Schwarz  +49 178 8545053