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bug#7562: automake-set variables don't get properly reordered when overr
bug#7562: automake-set variables don't get properly reordered when overriden in Makefile.am
Sun, 5 Dec 2010 22:35:06 +0100
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On Sunday 05 December 2010, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * Stefano Lattarini wrote on Sun, Dec 05, 2010 at 09:50:52PM CET:
> > On Sunday 05 December 2010, Jack Kelly wrote:
> > > make prefix=$HOME/stow/foo-x.y.z
> > > So whatever you do with the variable ordering, I hope it doesn't break
> > > overrides from the command line.
> > >
> > Oh, it must absolutely not break that, since the behaviour you want is
> > mandated by the GNU coding standards, and cannot be changed. Breaking
> > it would be a *grave* automake bug. So I guess you're safe in this
> > respect.
> Of course, the GNU Coding Standards are a bit oblivious of existing
> limitations of non-GNU make implementations at this point; see
> info Autoconf "Macros and Submakes"
> Oh well. Another issue completely unrelated to this PR ... ;-)
Well, let's just say the `prefix' overriding should continue to work with
GNU make as it did before ;-) ...