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Re: Bug#766708: breaks multiarch cross building

> > Prior to these changes it was possible to build a gcc cross compiler
> > with different properties from the default build by setting
> > with_deps_on_target_arch_pkgs=yes and DEB_CROSS_NO_BIARCH=yes.

> I may be missing something here.  It's true that this change sets
> defaults for these make variables and overrides values set in the
> environment.  However, since the "override" directive is not used, can't
> you still override this by using command-line options to make?

> (This message should not be read as encouragement to add the "override"
> directive; the make documentation explicitly says that it "was not
> invented for escalation in the war between makefiles and command
> arguments".)

The 4.9.2-1 gcc 4.9 upload adds the override directive.

Principal hats:  Linaro, Emdebian, Wookware, Balloonboard, ARM

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