[PATCH weston] build: don't manually parse the weston.ini.in templates

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 09:17:53 UTC 2018

On Mon, 2 Jul 2018 08:37:52 +0100
Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Agreed, DESTDIR in itself should be (and is) fine.
> Some illustrations on the "disaster" mentioned earlier.
> git clean
> ./configure
> make // implicit all - weston.ini is generated
> make bindir=foo install // weston.ini is not regenerated, bindir is ignored
> git clean
> ./configure
> make bindir=foo
> make install // the previous bindir is used, even when you did not ask for it
> git clean
> ./configure
> make bindir=foo install // implicit all, bindir is used

I never knew that was even a thing. Is that actually supposed to work?
Wouldn't the first case be broken on all software that builds in any
such paths?

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