cvs commit: src/share/mk bsd.README

Garance A Drosihn drosih at
Thu Mar 9 20:03:22 GMT 2006

At 11:03 AM +0200 3/9/06, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
>I can only suggest to make it spell "NO_MAN=", i.e.,
>without any value.
>Was there some discussion that I've missed?

In the thread on:
     cvs commit: src/tools/regression/lib/libc/resolv Makefile

des made the comment:

   "> > > No, the correct spelling is
    > > > MAN=

    >  Since when? ...

    Since we abandoned MAN[1-9].  The fact that many old Makefiles
    still use NO_MAN doesn't make it right; NO_MAN is a user knob,
    not a Makefile knob (same distinction as between WITH_FOO and
    USE_FOO in the ports tree)

This is one of those issues that I have no personal opinion on,
other than I wanted lpr's makefiles to be "correct", for whatever
the consensus is for what "correct" means.  I probably should
have waited for more discussion in that thread before making this
change, but I just happened to be looking over some code in 'lpr'
when I read the above comment, so I thought "I might as well fix
this as long as I'm right here...".

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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