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Re: make command-line overrides Makefile...sometimes?

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 11:04:19PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
 > These guesses as to where things should be installed are wrong for me.
 > The build procedure I had, which worked on at least some older
 > versions, ran make with LIBDIR, MANDIR, and INCSDIR set, on the make
 > command line, to the correct installation directories.  This used to
 > work; these settings overrode the ones in the Makefile.
 > Under 4.0.1, I find that LIBDIR works - ie, library installation goes
 > where I want it to - but MANDIR and INCSDIR don't; it uses the
 > Makefile's settings for those.

I seem to recall one or more problems of this nature getting fixed at
one point. Does 4.0_STABLE's make exhibit the same behavior?

David A. Holland

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