need info builing ports properly

icemac icemaca at
Wed Mar 28 16:39:57 UTC 2012

On 03/28/12 17:30, Warren Block wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2012, icemac wrote:
>> I only ever had this option set
>> CFLAGS= -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe
> Setting that in make.conf is counterproductive.  First, those are the 
> defaults, so they don't improve anything.
> Second, that overrides settings made elsewhere.  Consider a port like 
> Gimp, which wants to use special CFLAGS for better performance.  But 
> it can't, because make.conf forces those CFLAGS.
Ok, thanks. i had misunderstood the procedure then.

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