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Re: MKCATPAGES and MANINSTALL
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:59:24PM +0000, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2012, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > the recent problems in pkgsrc with BSD-Makefile using packages is a
> just to note, Imakefile also seems affected (see graphics/xv)
imake is a separate problem.
> > consequence of two different variables being used to control whether cat
> > pages should be installed or not.
> > MKCATPAGES is used to specify whether cat pages should be built. That
> > was changed to "no".
> > MANINSTALL lists what variations are to be *installed*. If
> > MKCATPAGES=no, it simply skips them. This still defaults to
> > "maninstall catinstall htmlinstall". This is the value used by pkgsrc to
> > decide if cat pages should be filtered out of the PLIST or not.
> > Short term, MANINSTALL needs to follow MKCATPAGES. But the more
> > interesting question is, if both ways are still needed and desirable.
> seems to me, that pkgsrc should be using a different method to filter
> pages out of the PLIST..
Well, suggest something better.
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