r7001 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome postlfs/security

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 08:38:26 PDT 2007

On 8/2/07, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 08/02/07 09:50 CST:
> > +<screen role="root"><userinput>
> > +make PREFIX=/usr LIBDIR=/lib BINDIR=/sbin \
> > +    MANDIR=/usr/share/man install &&
> I'm curious to know if the MANDIR parameter is actually required any
> longer. I've noticed that the new versions of the autotools use
> /usr/share/man as the default now instead of /usr/man. I almost pulled
> all the MANDIR parms out of the GNOME build commands, but sort of
> forgot about it.

This one has MANDIR = $(PREFIX)/man by default, so I added it now. I
just kind of use it as a convenience since I know there are a handful
out there (like me) who don't do the man -> share/man compatibility
symlink. I can remove it if it's too inconsistent.


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