[vdr] Makefile variable names LCLBLD and PLGCFG

Carsten Koch CarstenKochElsdorf at web.de
Sun Mar 17 18:00:03 CET 2013


On 03/17/13 13:00, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 17.03.2013 12:46, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Should probably have spoken earlier, but is there any particular reason
>> for the ugly and hard to read Makefile variable names LCLBLD and PLGCFG?
>> I suppose they're short for LOCALBUILD and PLUGINCONFIG, but why do they
>> have to be short for anything, it's not like we're running out of space
>> for their names anywhere, is it? Besides, I don't think LCLBLD describes
>> what its effects are very well, INPLACE would sounds better to me.
>>
>> The ship may already have sailed for plgcfg in vdr.pc as it's being used
>> by many plugin Makefiles already, but I believe the attached patches
>> should be safe for 2.0.0.
>
> I'm afraid it's too late for that.

I do not understand why it should be too late.
2.0 is not out yet.

But if they really cannot have readable names,
at least I would not provide a default, but  let
the makefile issue a message that they must
be set (as I suggested in the other thread).

Carsten.




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