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Re: updated win32 macro
On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 09:56:43AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>So in a nutshell, because some packages change CFLAGS, and others change
>CC, we require everyone to change their Makefiles ?
>I agree that overriding CC is bad - thats why it was changed to CFLAGS.
>But CFLAGS is the standard way of changing the compiler behaviour - why
>do the makefiles over ride that? And how common a practice is that?
>In fact, on second thought, packages that override CFLAGS just use the
>low level interface
I'm sure that the autoconf maintainers have more experience with this
than I, but IMO relying on overriding of CC and CFLAGS isn't the way to
go. When I first started changing things, I thought I could use this
technique but I think it is too fragile.