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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Makefile: enable dochelp run from main make level
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On 10/10/17 18:06, Shuah Khan wrote:
> On 10/10/2017 06:58 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> On 10/10/17 17:54, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
>>> 2017-10-11 5:09 GMT+09:00 Shuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com>:
>>>> On 10/07/2017 05:24 AM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
>>>>> 2017-10-03 8:44 GMT+09:00 Shuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com>:
>>>>>> Change to enable dochelp run from main make level to make it easier to
>>>>>> use it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Shuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>> Makefile | 2 +-
>>>>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
>>>>>> index cf007a31d575..f99d1b36c437 100644
>>>>>> --- a/Makefile
>>>>>> +++ b/Makefile
>>>>>> @@ -1454,7 +1454,7 @@ $(help-board-dirs): help-%:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> # Documentation targets
>>>>>> # ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>> -DOC_TARGETS := xmldocs latexdocs pdfdocs htmldocs epubdocs cleandocs linkcheckdocs
>>>>>> +DOC_TARGETS := xmldocs latexdocs pdfdocs htmldocs epubdocs cleandocs linkcheckdocs dochelp
>>>>>> PHONY += $(DOC_TARGETS)
>>>>>> $(DOC_TARGETS): scripts_basic FORCE
>>>>>> $(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=Documentation $@
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> 2.11.0
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> The dochelp is invoked from "make help" of the main make level.
>>>>>
>>>>> Do you mean "make dochelp" is also necessary?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Right. It is a bit hard to pick out individual help messages from
>>>> the 'make help' output and it would make it easier to use to enable
>>>> dochelp.
>>>>
>>>> That said, it is your call on whether it would make it cumbersome to
>>>> support 'make dochlep' and other sub-makefile help targets.
>>>>
>>>> I can go either way.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I thought of this.
>>> The same thing would apply to "make confighelp", "make pkghelp", ...
>>
>> Yes, especially confighelp. I have to use grep, otherwise there is too
>> much noise.
>>
>>
>
> If you would like I can send patches to cover some of these cases.

I would be happy to see that...

thanks,
--
~Randy

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