cvs commit: ports/graphics/lcms2 Makefile
danfe at FreeBSD.org
Fri Nov 4 07:53:33 UTC 2011
On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 12:45:52AM -0700, Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Nov 2011 07:35:01 +0000
> Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at FreeBSD.org> mentioned:
> > So how come if it is correct for section N of the manual to use MAN<N>PREFIX
> > is it only used in bsd.perl.mk? Frankly speaking I've never seen this
> > variable until today, which means vast majority of ports do not use it...
> It doesn't make something correct if everybody uses it. I'm not even saying
> that using MANPREFIX is wrong. It just seems to me that I don't think
> killing off the correct semantical information from the Makefile is the right
> thing to do. If hypothetically in the future the FreeBSD project decides
> to use a different prefix for MAN1 this port will work automatically.
> OTOH I don't really care -- I don't use ports personally anymore. It was
> just a suggestion, as I think that MAN1PREFIX is there for a reason.
Fair enough. Let's try to get more consensus on this issue (read: wait what
others have to say). I don't mind reverting this change given good reasons.
More importantly, this should be documented in PH with clear "canonical"
recommended way of how and where to install manpages.
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