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Re: Use $(MKDIR_P) instead of @MKDIR_P@

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Use $(MKDIR_P) instead of @MKDIR_P@
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 10:28:59 +0200
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Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Still, the standards.texi authors found that additional flexibility so
> useful that they explicitly document it as required for a set of tools
> (node: Utilities in Makefiles).

Citing it:
  Use the following @code{make} variables to run those programs:

  $(AR) $(BISON) $(CC) $(FLEX) $(INSTALL) $(LD) $(LDCONFIG) $(LEX)

Yes, this makes sense for programs for which there are multiple
alternatives. But "mkdir -p"? How many different versions are there of it?


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