[stgt] [PATCH 1/1] Build process makeover

Chris Webb chris at arachsys.com
Fri Oct 2 10:11:58 CEST 2009

Chris Webb <chris at arachsys.com> writes:

> Florian Haas <florian.haas at linbit.com> writes:
> > A fairly thorough makeover of the build system, with one Makefile per
> > directory replacing the previous single Makefile in usr.
> > 
> > This adds some version detection magic and a "make tarball" target for
> > conveniently rolling a tarball out of a git checkout.
> Any chance of defining and using sbindir rather than hardcoding /usr/sbin,
> in the same way you define and use mandir and docdir?
> I have to carry a patch against the current makefile for my systems which
> have neither /usr or /sbin, just /bin, but equally many people will want to
> configure to install into /usr/local/sbin. The annoyance of doing this will
> increase if we go from one makefile needing changing to lots of makefiles
> needing changing!

If you prefer, I'll send a patch that applies on top of yours to do this.


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