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Re: advance warning of impending make change
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org, ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: advance warning of impending make change
- From: Marc Espie <Marc_(_dot_)_Espie_(_at_)_liafa_(_dot_)_jussieu_(_dot_)_fr>
- Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2000 00:28:18 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org, ports_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Fri, Jul 21, 2000 at 07:20:21PM +0200, Marc Espie wrote:
> Specifically, when you say
> make VAR=value
> then VAR=value is supposed to be passed to all submakes that depend on it,
> through the MAKEFLAGS mechanism (e.g., MAKEFLAGS=VAR=value)
> Our make currently does not do that.
> All the code needed for it to take effect has been added to current make.
That change is now active.
As far as I've checked src/ and X11/ are fine.
ports/ may need a few (very few) tweaks, but it's still tracking 2.7 yet.
Gremlins in complex builds *may* come from that change, though I hardly
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