make.conf syntax

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Mon Mar 20 23:16:55 UTC 2006

On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 07:00:08PM -0400, Duane Whitty wrote:
> Hello all,
> I believe I used the wrong syntax in my make.conf
> I used
> Should I have instead used
> or

It shouldn't matter.

> Is YES and TRUE and 1 equivalent in this context?

Yes, and they are also equivalent to NO or FALSE.
The makefiles only check if NO_PROFILE is defined, not what it is 
defined as.
This is true for many other makefile variables as well.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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