[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Revert disabling of make in doc/ dir by default

Dan McGee dan at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 17 01:05:12 EDT 2010

This is a partial revert of commit d44e5099. By making disabling docs the
default, it presents all sorts of problems- namely anyone who builds from a
tarball and isn't careful enough to include '--enable-doc' will get an
install without any manpages at all. Remember that make includes both
'build' and 'install' steps.

The warning introduced by the commit is kept, so we do not lose all its
benefits, but I am not happy to see regressions introduced in packaging and
installing of this piece of software.

Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>

Obviously a candidate for maint. Allan knows my frustration with this, just
look at the current pacman package in [testing] and you'll note the lack of
manpages which is just stupid.


 configure.ac |    6 +++---
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index 008975b..4faf20d 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -100,8 +100,8 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(internal-download,
 # Help line for documentation
-	AS_HELP_STRING([--enable-doc], [run make in doc/ dir]),
-	[wantdoc=$enableval], [wantdoc=no])
+	AS_HELP_STRING([--disable-doc], [prevent make from looking at doc/ dir]),
+	[wantdoc=$enableval], [wantdoc=yes])
 # Help line for doxygen
@@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ if test "x$wantdoc" = "xyes" ; then
+	AC_MSG_RESULT([no, disabled by configure])
 AM_CONDITIONAL(WANT_DOC, test "x$wantdoc" = "xyes")

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