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

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Aug 12 18:39:56 CEST 2006

Christian Wieninger wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger schrieb:
>> 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
> how about an additional grep like that? :
> install-doc-plugins:
>    @for i in `ls $(PLUGINDIR)/src | grep -v '[^a-z0-9]'`; do\
>        if grep -q "install-doc:" "$(PLUGINDIR)/src/$$i/Makefile" ; then\
>            $(MAKE) -i -C  "$(PLUGINDIR)/src/$$i" install-doc;\
>        fi;\
>    done;


>> need is the appropriate change to the 'newplugin' script.
> I would suggest the following for 'newplugin':
> install-doc:
>    \@echo No documents to install for \$(PACKAGE)

If a plugin has nothing to install, it shouldn't generate any output.
I guess an empty target with a comment like "add commands to install
plugin specific docs" should be sufficient.


More information about the vdr mailing list