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Re: Core-utils 7.2; building only 'su'

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: Core-utils 7.2; building only 'su'
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 08:57:32 -0400

   >    packages where DESTDIR doesn't work properly.  But automake
   >    already does such a good job at providing DESTDIR support
   >    (especially if the user remembered to run 'make distcheck'),
   >    that I think it would be nice if using AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE did
   >    make the ./configure --help mention the future effect of
   >    DESTDIR.
   > I agree.  Does distcheck actually test DESTDIR?

   Absolutely, along with proper VPATH builds; two aspects that many
   non-automake packages get horribly wrong.

Lovley! I suppose I just do things right from the start, and have
never noticed this!

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