Re: Environment variables, debian/rules and dpkg-buildpackage
On Mon, May 04 2009, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On Monday 04 May 2009 08:35:18 Guillem Jover wrote:
> I like this proposal. A small nit:
>> ,-- /usr/share/dpkg/build-options.mk
>> # distro defaults
>> FOO := distro
> Please be sure to use
> FOO = bar
> instead of ":=", unless you have determined that you really wanted ":=". In
> most cases it won't make a difference, but in some it does, and then it would
> behave contrary to how make usually treats variables.
Why, in your opinion, would we want _not_ to use :=? What does
delayed evaluation buy us?
When you live in a sick society, just about everything you do is wrong.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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