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Re: [PATCH]: mknetrel builds Guile #5: split
On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 06:02:11PM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
>Christopher Faylor <email@example.com> writes:
>> On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 02:14:54AM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
>>> - add funtionality to split into and build sub packages
>> I suspect that this functionality could also be handled with judicious
>> use of extra/whatever files.
>Sure. All of the configuring, building and packaging can be handled
>by other scripts than mknetrel-core. I was just hoping that we could
>reduce duplication of effort.
>A good half-way alternative that I would like to suggest, is to
>prepare domkdist () for subpackaging, just like I did; but move the
>*_name and *_split funtions out to extra/whatever.
>Note that Chuck posted a comment about how debian's packaging rules
>(a good part of this is splitting packages) is all duplicated; which
>would be a thing to avoid. That's also why I suggested something like
>What do you think?
Sounds like a good plan to me.
>> Also, why should build_prefix ever be anything but /usr?
>Lots of reasons. It doesn't really hurt, too? Or am I being too
>flexible. This is a minor point, imo.
You may note that, after Chuck offered a couple of good examples, I made
all of the variables overrideable in the current CVS.