Comments on pmake diffs for building on Linux

David O'Brien obrien at
Tue Mar 4 18:42:57 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 11:04:07AM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20080304175810.GE90931 at>
>             "David O'Brien" <obrien at> writes:
> : On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 10:42:56PM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> : >  #include "arch.h"
> : > +#include "config.h"
> : 
> : Are you able to use "CFLAGS+= -include config.h" instead?
> : If so, that would mean less .[ch] changes.

There is also
    -imacros <file>
    Exactly like -include, except that any output produced by scanning
    file is thrown away. Macros it defines remain defined. This allows
    you to acquire all the macros from a header without also processing
    its declarations.

that may be useful if you run into other problems.
lists other options that may be used for tricks in building.
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