[PATCH] INSTALL doesn't belong in docdir

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Sun Jan 3 03:34:39 PST 2010

On Sat, Jan  2, 2010 at 15:56:48 -0500, Gaetan Nadon wrote:

> I did some test scenario regarding backward compatibility. It turns out
> setting docdir=pkgdatadir does not help. The value of docdir in the
> module's copy of INSTALL_CMD is set at configuration time. If the module
> was configured with macros @ v1.4, then the INSTALL_CMD will copy from
> share/doc every time the makefile target is invoked.
Actually that's probably fine, you can re-run configure if you upgrade the
macros.  Running configure and make in different environments has other
ways to break anyway.  The thing I feared was having the path to INSTALL
already expanded in the configure script.  Thoughts?


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