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Re: addition to debian standards

On Tue, Sep 22, 1998 at 09:39:16PM -0700, Kevin Dalley wrote:
> Actually, I think that CFLAGS is made for just such a situation.  Read 
> the GNU standards document.  It should be easy to pass
> 	CFLAGS=favorite flags
> to any rules file.

As well as what Tyson has already pointed out, I want to mention that
debstd already does this when it debianises things; it puts
"make CFLAGS=-Wall -O3" or similar. This screws up any package which
needs other CFLAGS, and is generally EViL.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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