Subject: Re: sanitising make(1) variable overrides
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/26/1999 11:34:00
On 26 Jan 1999 09:52:27 -0800 (Chris G. Demetriou) wrote:

 > It's generally better to have one person building a
 > snapshot/distribution build manual pages than N users, esp. if those
 > users are on Slow machines.  (similar to the reason that if you get a
 > compression program that takes off even 5% of our distributions, that
 > can be useful and desirable.)

...and having the manpages pre-formatted beans you can forego installing
the "text" set.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>