[Pkg-shadow-devel] Lots of warnings in man/ directory

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com
Fri Sep 5 15:38:54 UTC 2014

Quoting Boštjan Škufca @ Teon.si (bostjan at teon.si):
> When I run autogen.sh, I get lots of these warnings (not the same, but of
> the same type):
> # ./autogen.sh
> ...
> man/Makefile.am:181: addprefix login.defs.d/,$(login_defs_v: non-POSIX
> variable name
> man/Makefile.am:181: (probably a GNU make extension)
> man/generate_mans.mak:30: `%'-style pattern rules are a GNU make extension
> man/Makefile.am:208:   `man/generate_mans.mak' included from here
> man/da/../generate_translations.mak:1: notdir $(CURDIR: non-POSIX variable
> name
> man/da/../generate_translations.mak:1: (probably a GNU make extension)
> man/da/Makefile.am:31:   `man/da/../generate_translations.mak' included
> from here
> man/da/../generate_translations.mak:8: `%'-style pattern rules are a GNU
> make extension
> man/da/Makefile.am:31:   `man/da/../generate_translations.mak' included
> from here
> ...
> Adding "-Wno-portability" to AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE in main Makefile.am makes
> them go away.
> I don't think that it should be added to main Makefile.am, but to add it to
> man/Makefile.am would probably be fine.
> What do you think? Does anybody else see these messages?

I don't see these.  Which os/release is this on, and what configure
flags did you use?

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