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[PATCH] Document config.mak in INSTALL.

The existing config.mak should satisfy almost everyone...  You
can change the prefix and other vars catch the new setting
anyways.  I had forgotten that ?= acts as = (lazy value binding)
and as not := (immediate value binding).

Signed-off-by: E. Jason Riedy <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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1 parent 53e7181 commit cd8c4589473d2a6669cf882ebcd708a2d81e9168 Jason Riedy committed with Junio C Hamano Dec 5, 2005
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@@ -87,3 +87,6 @@ Issues of note:
have all the libraries/tools needed, or you may have
necessary libraries at unusual locations. Please look at the
top of the Makefile to see what can be adjusted for your needs.
+ You can place local settings in config.mak and the Makefile
+ will include them. Note that config.mak is not distributed;
+ the name is reserved for local settings.

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