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Re: Question about CFLAGS

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Question about CFLAGS
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 16:57:11 +0200
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Sérgio Durigan Júnior <address@hidden> writes:

> My question is about the CFLAGS variable. What should be the standard
> behaviour when I provide my own CFLAGS (in this case, '-m64') for
> configure script? Should it override its own CFLAGS and use only mine,
> or should it append my CFLAGS to its CFLAGS, using a combination of
> both?

In general a configure script should never modify CFLAGS.  But flags
like -m64 that select a completely different ABI should better be put in


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