Port Makefiles and the MANPREFIX macro

[LoN]Kamikaze LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de
Fri Sep 15 00:05:33 PDT 2006

Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 07:22:15 +0100
> Matt Dawson <matt at chronos.org.uk> mentioned:
>> Hi all,
>> 	Currently doing battle with some port updates and I have come across a 
>> strange problem. It's probably my fault, but some guidance would be 
>> appreciated.
> It's probably happened because of recent autoconf 2.60 changed it's
> manpage and info locations to share/man and share/info accordingly.
> It can be solved by adding --mandir=${PREFIX}/man and --infodir=
> I have submitted a change to bsd.port.mk to add this as default
> since it will not break existing ports (for autoconf prior to 2.60
> this is default), but, unfortunately, this proposal didn't find support.
> In fact, many people have faced to this problem recently (on irc/mailing
> lists).

Link to the PR so that we might add our voice to it.

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