[PATCH] fix phk build system
kacperw at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 15:35:52 CEST 2015
Fair point. there may or may not be more engineering effort into
making opt2rst and the associated build system changes than it would
actually take to update the rst files once in a while.
I am just guessing here, but perhaps the initial rationale was how to
keep the documentation up to date with the code without anyone having
to think about the options?
On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 2:54 PM, Federico Schwindt <fgsch at lodoss.net> wrote:
> I never quite understood why we have binaries output'ing .rst. It's not
> like the options change daily.
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM, Guillaume Quintard
> <guillaume at varnish-software.com> wrote:
>> I thought the problem had more to do with ordering build targets and
>> less with what binary was used, so merging de *_opt2rst may not help.
>> And I see no real reason for a binary to output rst.
>> However, it would greatly improve readability/maintainability (that
>> could be done using GNU make features, but we'd lose bmake
>> compatibility), and I'm all for that.
>> Guillaume Quintard
>> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 12:38 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>
>> > --------
>> > In message
>> > <CABaBnj48U7gS7F7UfY5kzFOgVnk2JPp3ob7m2HGv2xiQNkjOpw at mail.gmail.com>
>> > , Kacper Wysocki writes:
>> >>A discussion with Martin at the VDD concluded that a good way to clean
>> >> this up
>> >>would be to take the opt2rst functions into each binary as an
>> >>undocumented option. I'll be happy to try that if noone objects.
>> > I think that makes sense. We also have the RST emitting stuff
>> > integrated
>> > in varnishd, and it's not like diskspace is horribly expensive these
>> > days.
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