Re: Lintian warning: hardening-no-fortify-functions & version numbering
* Lars Wirzenius <email@example.com> [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