[vdr] Makefile variable names LCLBLD and PLGCFG

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sun Mar 17 13:00:24 CET 2013

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.

Sorry for the time you wasted - you should have asked first.


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