man directory change (and other macro rewrites)

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at
Mon Nov 10 19:37:57 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 07:28:06PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 06:24:44PM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
> > this's because on fedora man pages in /usr/share/man while on
> > rhel/centos (and older fedora releases) it was under /usr/man.
> I don't know why you're getting the failures, but this statement is
> wrong. On RHEL man pages are in /usr/share/man just like on Fedora.
> They've been there for years - certainly RHEL-3, 4, and 5.

In fact this is a bug in the mingw-filesystem package's definition of
the %configure replacement macro. For native builds it is fully defined 

./configure --build=x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu --host=x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu \
	--target=x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu \
	--program-prefix= \
	--prefix=/usr \
	--exec-prefix=/usr \
	--bindir=/usr/bin \
	--sbindir=/usr/sbin \
	--sysconfdir=/etc \
	--datadir=/usr/share \
	--includedir=/usr/include \
	--libdir=/usr/lib64 \
	--libexecdir=/usr/libexec \
	--localstatedir=/var \
	--sharedstatedir=/usr/com \
	--mandir=/usr/share/man \

But for mingw,its only defining the --prefix

 ./configure \
    --build=x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu --host=i686-pc-mingw32 --target=i686-pc-mingw32 \

We need to fix %_mingw32_configure macro to work the same way as the
native macro & thus not rely on unpredictable autoconf defaults which
vary depending on what version of autoconf the upstream app happened
to generate their configure script with.

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