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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] New tool: virt-edit



On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:45:16AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:39:40AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > +
> > +EXTRA_DIST = \
> > +	run-edit-locally \
> > +	virt-edit.pl
> > +
> > +if HAVE_EDIT
> > +
> > +man_MANS = virt-edit.1
> > +
> > +noinst_DATA = @top_builddir@/html/virt-edit.1.html
> > +
> > +virt-edit.1: virt-edit.pl
> > +	$(POD2MAN) \
> > +	  --section 1 \
> > +	  -c "Virtualization Support" \
> > +	  --release "$(PACKAGE_NAME)-$(PACKAGE_VERSION)" \
> > +	  $< > $@
> > +
> > + top_builddir@/html/virt-edit.1.html: virt-edit.pl
> > +	mkdir -p @top_builddir@/html
> > +	cd @top_builddir@ && pod2html \
> > +	  --css 'pod.css' \
> > +	  --title 'virt-edit, edit a file in a virtual machine' \
> > +	  --htmldir html \
> > +	  --outfile html/virt-edit.1.html \
> > +	  edit/$<
> > +
> > +install-data-hook:
> > +	mkdir -p $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)
> > +	install -m 0755 virt-edit.pl $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)/virt-edit
> 
> If you name the file in GIT  'virt-edit' instead of 'virt-edit.pl'
> you can just use the regular automake rules since you won't need to
> be re-naming it upon install..
> 
>  bin_SCRIPTS = virt-edit
> 
> and thus not have to write install + uninstall hooks.

The was some reason why we called the tools virt-foo.pl, but I can't
honestly recall it now.

Perhaps something to do with having the editor recognize that it's a
Perl file, but I should think any editor worth its salt should be able
to do that ...

Rich.

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