Subject: Re: sanitising make(1) variable overrides
To: (Chris G. Demetriou) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 01/30/1999 17:14:21
On 30-Jan-99 Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
# yes, and then todd -- whose message i was replying to, not yours;
# yours was not even quoted -- indicated that once there was a way to
# generate cat pages from man pages automatically (at run time, etc.)
# it'd be perhaps appropriate to only install the unformatted 'man'
# pages. That's bogus, just as bogus as somebody claiming that only cat
# pages, or only both, should be installed all the time.
Indeed it is bogus to mandate it, as you've pointed out.
Do we have a mechanism by which we can (host-specifically,
of course) ...uh, _suggest_ to make(1) that the unformatted versions
should be installed?
[I'm digging myself in deeper, aren't I?]
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