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Re: [Axiom-developer] ENV

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] ENV
Date: 22 Nov 2006 22:08:58 +0100

Waldek Hebisch <address@hidden> writes:

| Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > But frankly, who is afraid of MAKEFLAGS?  MAKEFLAGS does not just
| > control Make, it serves as a vehicle to communicate values to
| > sub-makes and sub-processes of Make.
| > 
| I see two problems with MAKEFLAGS:
| 1) How portable it is to differnt favors of make?

Fairly, I would say.

| 2) IIUC in GNU make arguments passed via MAKEFLAGS take precedence
| over assignments inside Makefile.

yes, and in the most common cases, that is what you want.

-- Gaby

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