[snip] > right, which is why it's better to just specify it in conf-vpopmail. > However, I'm having trouble getting that value into a variable in a > Makefile, so I'm thinking that just setting it at the top and pointing > documentation to change it would be best.
Why not just use the backtick substitutions like you pointed out djb does? This gets around dealing with Makefile variables and prevents people from needing to edit the Makefile. Sincerely, Chris Ess System Administrator / CDTT (Certified Duct Tape Technician)