[crux-devel] autoconf mandir patch

Tilman Sauerbeck tilman at crux.nu
Mon Aug 21 17:09:36 UTC 2006

Matt Housh [2006-08-20 18:44]:
> Tilman Sauerbeck wrote:
> [...]
> > We decided to patch autoconf to revert this change, but I don't think
> > this is a good idea anymore.
> > 
> > This issue is non-critical, and I'd like to avoid having a different
> > autotools environment than on any other distro.
> > 
> > We'll have to add "--mandir=/usr/man" to more configure lines in the
> > next few months anyway, while projects update autoconf to 2.60, so it
> > doesn't really matter if we add it to the Pkgfiles where we call
> > autoconf ourselves.
> > 
> > Comments?
> I agree. Didn't like the patch much but figured it would be ok temporarily.

It's done. Let me know in case I managed to break something with this
commit ;)


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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