problems with make.conf, firstname.lastname@example.org
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Wed May 30 12:24:59 UTC 2007
Christian Gusenbauer wrote:
> Pieter de Goeje wrote:
> > Christian Gusenbauer wrote:
> > > I've a problem compiling the port graphics/libGLw. The port's Makefile
> > > contains the line
> > >
> > > CFLAGS+=-D__GLX_MOTIF=1
> > >
> > > As long as I don't set my own CFLAGS in /etc/make.conf, the port compiles
> > > fine. But if I set my own CFLAGS in /etc/make.conf, the CFLAGS+= line in
> > > the Makefile seems to be ignored (or overwritten by my settings).
> > >
> > > How do I correctly use the /etc/make.conf file? How can I use my own
> > > settings?
> > Have you tried putting CFLAGS+= .... (note the +) in make.conf? Otherwise
> > you could try setting the correct cflags in the environment before
> > executing make, for example: setenv CFLAGS -Os.
> Thanks for this tip! I didn't know, that it's possible to use environment
> variables for this. But the question remains: how to correctly use these
> settings in make.conf. Because even in the /usr/share/examples/etc/make.conf
> it's documented to use CFLAGS= (without the +). But doing it that way, these
> settings break port builds.
As Pieter pointed out, using CFLAGS+=... in /etc/make.conf
should work (i.e. ``+='' instead of ``=''). Did you try
Just out of curiosity, I'm wondering why you want to set
the CFLAGS globally in /etc/rc.conf? There aren't many
good reasons to do so, at least on i386 and amd64. Most
of the time people change their CFLAGS they make things
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