On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 02:57:25PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
> > I _think_ exporting mandir/html/infodir from the top-level Makefile
> > is wrong to begin with. We should drop the "export mandir" from
> > there.
> Ah, it is this thing, isn't it?
> commit d8cf908cb6012cd4dc3d1089a849daf646150c2e
> Author: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>
> Date: Sat Feb 2 17:58:49 2013 -0800
> config.mak.in: remove unused definitions
> When 5566771 (autoconf: Use autoconf to write installation
> directories to config.mak.autogen, 2006-07-03) introduced support
> for autoconf generated config.mak file, it added an "export" for a
> few common makefile variables, in addition to definitions of srcdir
> and VPATH.
> The "export" logically does not belong there. The make variables
> like mandir, prefix, etc, should be exported to submakes for people
> who use config.mak and people who use config.mak.autogen the same
> way; if we want to get these exported, that should be in the main
> We do use mandir and htmldir in Documentation/Makefile, so let's
> add export for them in the main Makefile instead.
> We may eventually want to support VPATH, and srcdir may turn out to
> be useful for that purpose, but right now nobody uses it, so it is
> useless to define them in this file.
> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>
Looks like it - I tried this for the first time today (with pu) so I
didn't realise it was a recent change, and I didn't think to blame the
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