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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 <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
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