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Re: [Groff] [groff] 04/09: Fixes for `uninstall' target.

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: [Groff] [groff] 04/09: Fixes for `uninstall' target.
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:41:38 +0200
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Well then hello,

Keith Marshall <keithmarshall@> wrote:
 |On 30/03/14 21:13, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
 |>     Fixes for `uninstall' target.
 |>     * (uninstall_dirs): Use `DESTDIR'.
 |A couple of minor concerns here:
 |2) Does DESTDIR have any real value, for an uninstall target?  Its value
 |lies in staging binary packages; "rm -rf ..." is the simplest way to
 |clear a staging tree, (unless multiple packages are staged in a common
 |tree, perhaps, and only one is to be selectively discarded).  The

I thought (so but found) the value was gaining the option of
verifying that the `uninstall' target works properly.  (Without
(a) messing my /usr/local and (b) gaining too much knowledge about
GNU autotools that is.)
But the overall very best way is, generally speaking, maybe

  address@hidden steffen]$ grep aclean .gitconfig
  aclean = clean -fxd --dry-run
  aclean-do = clean -fxd



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