Subject: Re: sanitising make(1) variable overrides
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/12/1999 11:32:41
Ross Harvey <> writes:
> Actually, I've wanted one that turns off building the program but still
> builds and installs the man pages. And now that we can generate (with
> in-tree tools) an html version of all the man/* stuff, I can imagine
> a few more uses for traversing the tree but not doing the executables.

Of course for doing htmlized man pages, it is probably best to just
fix catman so it can do html* in addition to cat* and such...