[Hackage] #555: mandir is totally busted (wrong, and ignores --destdir)?

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Sat May 23 22:53:07 EDT 2009

#555: mandir is totally busted (wrong, and ignores --destdir)?
  Reporter:  Trent W. Buck <trentbuck at gmail.com>  |        Owner:         
      Type:  defect                               |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal                               |    Milestone:         
 Component:  Cabal library                        |      Version:
  Severity:  normal                               |   Resolution:         
  Keywords:  mandir                               |   Difficulty:  unknown
Ghcversion:  6.10.1                               |     Platform:  Linux  
Comment (by guest):

 Hmm, if I change NoCopyDest to (fromFlag $ copyDest flags), then it
 does use --destdir correctly.  So the only real issue here is that
 it's using a silly default $mandir, where "silly" means different to
 what man(1) expects and autotools uses.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/555#comment:4>
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