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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] lets do 1.2.5
Date Thu, 08 Jan 1998 12:33:03 GMT
Martin Kraemer wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 07, 1998 at 01:51:19PM -0500, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > Randy Terbush wrote:
> > > 
> > > I would agree with Marc's view on this. The flexibility should
> > > be there.
> > 
> > Nope. Not in the CC variable. Someplace else, yes, but not CC
> I disagree with your view, and with Ken's statement that $(CC) must be a
> possible argument to which(1). There is no prior art where $(CC) is 
> `which'able or `which'ed, but (as Mark explained) there are some switches
> which can be seen (together with the executable name) 
> as "the atomic compiler call" for a certain situation.
> The statement "this is a CFLAGS thing" is not the answer either. $(CFLAGS)
> can be passed to programs other than $(CC), like "makedepend", "mkptypes"
> etc. These would probably not bee too happy to receive an unexpected switch.
> (I couldn't even switch between our cc and gcc if the ansi argument were
> not "atomical" part of $CC: gcc doesn't understand -kansi, and our compiler
> dislikes -ansi)

Is '-kansi' a flag?

If the answer is yes, then it belongs in a "flags" variable.
      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
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