[vdr] Makefile variable names LCLBLD and PLGCFG

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sun Mar 17 18:06:54 CET 2013

On 17.03.2013 18:00, Carsten Koch wrote:
> 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 we're in the final testing phase.
Besides, Ville's patch also touched the Makefiles of plugins - and
plugin authors and distribution managers react very intense when they
have to modify their files ;-).

> 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).

Sorry, no more changes for version 2.0.
Just bugfixes, if anything is really broken.


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