NOPORTDOCS ignored on command line

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Wed Sep 16 22:32:34 UTC 2009

Christian Weisgerber <naddy at> wrote:

> install
> $ make -DNOPORTDOCS install
> ===>  Installing for xz-4.999.9
> ===>   Generating temporary packing list
> ===>  Checking if archivers/xz already installed
> ===>  Switching to root credentials for 'install' target
> install install-dist_docDATA
> *** Error code 1
> Presumably invokes a recursive make for the install
> step, but fails to pass NOPORTDOCS.

Duh!  It's the result of my use of sudo for SU_CMD and recent
versions of sudo no longer passing on all environment variables.

You now need to use this:
SU_CMD=sudo -E sh -c

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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