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Re: [Groff] Re: grap-1.36 clip and logscale patch

From: Ted Faber
Subject: Re: [Groff] Re: grap-1.36 clip and logscale patch
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 11:50:57 -0800
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On Sun, Mar 12, 2006 at 10:18:35PM +0300, Michail Vidiassov wrote:
> Dear Ted,
> On Sun, 12 Mar 2006, Ted Faber wrote:
> >>>>Add DESTDIR to install and uninstall targets
> >>>>to support staged installations.
> >
> >I've added DESTDIR to the Makefile.  The manual page can be munged by this,
> >but honestly it's reasonably likely to be screwed up anyway.  The --help
> >and --version information will be correct and the man page points there
> >for authoritative information on installation location.
> I can not comment on that skrewing up specifically, since DESTDIR changes
> are not in pre3.
> But DESTDIR is usually set only for make install.
> Thus after make install with DESTDIR set paths in mans are expected to 
> be broken, they are as if DESTDIR was not set (as was the case during
> configuration and build stages).
> Installation with DESTDIR set is not to be actually used,
> but just archived for future use or analyzed in some way
> (for example - to make list of files that are created
> by make install - sort of automatic pkg-plist creation).

Yeah, I understand.

I think I've got it.  I'll ship 1.38 with DESTDIR working.

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