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Re: Lintian warning: hardening-no-fortify-functions & version numbering

* Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi> [120624 12:30]:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 03:27:07PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > CFLAGS is an old, long-standing make thing.  CPPFLAGS is newer and I
> > believe was introduced by Autoconf
> I don't know the history of CPPFLAGS. It's possible it was introduced by
> Autoconf. However, it is now embedded into the implicit rules of GNU Make,
> so every Makefile that doesn't override the rule for compiling a .c file
> to a .o file uses CPPFLAGS.

Where "now" means since 1990.

        Bernhard R. Link

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