Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> writes: > On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 08:14:49AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote: >> I agree with not having any magic fixups. But arguably >> DEPENDS_TARGET=package should cause an error with USE_DESTDIR=yes. >> Perhaps anything other than "install" or "package-install". Without >> DESTDIR, legitimate values are "install", "package" and >> "package-install". > > With DESTDIR there is practically no reason to explicitly set them. > If you are using one of the few remaining packages that don't support > it, spend your time fixing those. I will mark them as broken soon. > Whether or not you want to keep the binary package is solved by calling > package-clean similar to clean. I agree there is no reason to set them. However, for the last 5+ years there has a been a reason to set DEPENDS_TARGET=package. Therefore, destdir mode really ought to either a) ignore that and do the right thing or b) error out. Otherwise destdir mode is causing a functional regression.
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