[HEADSUP] FYI: patch to ports that do not build with clang has been committed

matt sendtomatt at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 03:00:54 UTC 2012

>> I have made changes to ports/Mk/bsd.gcc.mk that allow the addition of
>> "USE_GCC=any" to a port's Makefile, and then committed that change to
>> various ports.  In most (but not all!) cases this will tell the port
>> "build with gcc instead of clang" (*) .
> Why not USE_GCC ?= any for the poor guys like me who build (some) 
> ports with
> USE_GCC=4.6 ?
>> For those users with CC installed as gcc (including -stable), this
>> patch should have no effect.  Variations of combinations have been
>> heavily tested on pointyhat-west.  If there are any regressions, please
>> contact me.

Does  this override setting CC explicitly in make.conf?
Sorry if it's a dumb question, not sure exactly the hierarchy of USE_GCC 
vs CC in the make system.


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