[vdr] RFC: Man page intstallation support for plugins?

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Sat Aug 12 20:39:30 CEST 2006


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> install-doc-plugins:
>>        @for i in `ls $(PLUGINDIR)/src | grep -v '[^a-z0-9]'`; do 
>> $(MAKE) -C "$(PLUGINDIR)/src/$$i" install-doc; done
> 
> I wouldn't mind having that.
> 
> However, what if a plugin's Makefile doesn't provide an
> 'install-doc' target? You might want to make sure this
> doesn't cause tons of error messages. What we would also
> need is the appropriate change to the 'newplugin' script.

We could also handle this similar to the libs: On compile, all plugins 
can put (or symlink) their man-pages into PLUGINS/man, and the install 
target copies them from there. That way it would be fully backwards 
compatible.

Cheers,

Udo




More information about the vdr mailing list