sudo 1.6.4 beta3 now available
Todd C. Miller
Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Mon Dec 31 15:52:24 EST 2001
In message <15408.42909.785965.437967 at hprwp.fc.hp.com>
so spake Bob Proulx (rwp):
> Supporting 'make DESTDIR=/tmp/path install' would be a plus. Since I
> package up a lot of things I always have to check different utilities,
> does it support DESTDIR to redirect image builds or not?
That should be easy enough to do.
> I would like the ability to change the man page section at configure
> time. Currently a large case statement sets the man page section to
> 1m for a variety of platforms including hpux. However I personally
> like to use section 8 for compatibility reasons. But there is no
> method to override the script selection at this time. Therefore I
> usually have to munge the configure script to override the case
> statement selected value. It would be nicer if I could select an
> override somehow.
Actually, you can. I do this myself when building the cat pages:
env mansectsu=8 ./configure
Or if you use an sh-like shell you should be able to skip the 'env'
> Using autoconf-2.52 which has better support for hpux would improve
> the configure script. Your configure time case statement could be
> shortened considerably for the hpux cases. But I am not sure how
> involved it would be for you to upgrade. It is working suitably fine
> as is with the older autoconf.
Yes, at some point I need to update the configure stuff and bring
it out of the Byzantine. I don't use autoheader or automake at the
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