Subject: Re: RFC: Fix for IMAKE_MANINSTALL handling
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/12/2007 21:33:00
On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 11:32:23PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> Currently, the IMAKE_MANINSTALL handling is broken. On many platforms, it 
> is set to "maninstall catinstall" although imake only installs the 
> catpages.

That is actually wrong. On many platforms imake installs man pages and
the cat page handling comes from the infrastructure. This is broken on
NetBSD as it installs cat pages only for that. So IMO IMAKE_MANINSTALL
can basically be removed.

> I have some code that fixes this issue by adding a PLIST "macro"
>     @imake-man <dir> <basename> <extension>

I certainly don't think this complication is justified.