comments for a pmake newb
naddy at mips.inka.de
Tue Nov 11 15:30:09 UTC 2014
On 2014-11-10, Joseph Mingrone <jrm at ftfl.ca> wrote:
> I'm porting a program that uses a simple GNU make file, but I'm thinking
> about replacing the make file to remove the devel/gmake dependency. I
> don't foresee many upstream changes that will make this an issue. Is
> this a bad/good idea?
Probably not worth it.
If upstream intended to provide a portable Makefile but inadvertently
included gmake-isms, you can create a patch to fix this and submit
it back upstream.
> Are there any example ports that do this? My
> searching didn't turn any up.
Potential candidates are ports that come with Makefile* in their
> CFLAGS = -D_POSIX_SOURCE -D_POSIX_C_SOURCE=200809L -D_THREAD_SAFE -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=700 -pedantic -std=c11 -Wall
> INC = -I/usr/local/include
> LDFLAGS = -L/usr/local/lib
> LDLIBS = -lX11
> .ifmake debug
> CFLAGS += -DDEBUG -g -O0
> CFLAGS += -DNDEBUG -O3
Do you intend to override CFLAGS again from the ports Makefile?
A port should respect the system CFLAGS that are passed in. It
obviously can add -DBLA, but it must not clobber optimization setting
with its own -Ox. Similarly, it shouldn't hardcode /usr/local but
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
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