Modifying CPPFLAGS for a port

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Sat Apr 17 06:30:25 PDT 2004

Jason Lixfeld wrote:
> I've been digging around trying to debug an issue with OpenLDAP and I 
> need to compile the port with -g and without -O.  I can add -g into the 
> CPPFLAGS by exporting the variable before running make, however I can't 
> figure out where the CPPFLAGS are passed from make to the configure 
> script for the actual source code.  Can anyone give me some pointers?

You want to change CFLAGS, not CPPFLAGS.  Set "CFLAGS=-g" in /etc/make.conf 
(or pass it directly to make on the command line) and the port ought to 
compile using the compiler flags you've asked for.


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