On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 03:32:22PM -0500, Jeff King wrote: > On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 11:05:18AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: > > > This allows things like: > > > > $ DEFAULT_DOC_TARGET=html make doc > > $ DEFAULT_DOC_INSTALL_TARGET=html make install-doc > > > > on a platform that does not have manpage viewer. Which is not very > > useful, given that you can already say > > > > $ make install-html > > > > on such a platform, and these install-$format targets will not go > > away. > > I think the usefulness is that it can be set by default for a particular > uname, so people on Windows can just type "make install-doc" without > having to care about setting anything (though to be honest, I do not > even know what they build by default; maybe they do build manpages).
I also notice that we have DEFAULT_HELP_FORMAT (which is "html" on Windows). Wouldn't that be a sane default for DEFAULT_DOC_TARGET if it is set? I guess we can set all three independently for maximum flexibility, though, but it seems like a sane fallback. -Peff -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html