svn commit: r258848 - user/hrs/releng/release

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at
Mon Dec 2 15:22:41 UTC 2013

On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 10:20:54AM -0500, Glen Barber wrote:
G> >  Everything can be overridden by a configuration file regardless of
G> >  whether envvars are honored even after this change.  What is the
G> >  problem?  I do not see negative effect assuming a conf file is used.
G> > 
G> This allows the host environment to accidentally pollute the build if
G> something is not set in configuration file and unintentionally set in
G> the builder's environment.
G> It was why I specifically did not allow the environment to affect the
G> build process.

I'd second on this approach. The fact that builds used to depend
on environment was very annoying. One couldn't actually reproduce
a problem of his colleague.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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