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

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Aug 12 15:39:18 CEST 2006

Christian Wieninger wrote:
> Hi Klaus,
> the next release of my plugin will have a couple of man pages. I 
> included an 'install-doc' section in the Makefile.
> But one has to do a 'make install-doc' in the plugins source directory 
> to install them.
> What do you think about a 'make install-doc-plugins' in VDR's Makefile 
> like that:
> 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.


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