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Re: [maint-guide] make -j1

On Wed, 31 Mar 2010, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Then, what do you think about ./configure arguments.
> Currently (exact one):
> ./configure --build=<var>x86_64-linux-gnu</var> --prefix=/usr \
>   --includedir=${prefix}/include --mandir=${prefix}/share/man \
>   --infodir=${prefix}/share/info --sysconfdir=/etc \
>   --localstatedir=/var --libexecdir=${prefix}/lib/<var>package</var> \
>   --disable-maintainer-mode --disable-dependency-tracking
> But newbie like me should only need to know:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var

You could simplify it as well. --build in particular is architecture
specific and you don't get the same value whether you build on i386 or on
amd64. Or you could simply put "[...]" to show that you stripped other
options that you deemed not important enough to print.

Raphaël Hertzog

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