Subject: Re: A couple of suggestions
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 01/06/2004 09:12:18
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On Jan 5, 2004, at 8:26 PM, Allen Briggs wrote:

> instead of what I need and expect.  I see three possibilities for
> this.  One is to eliminate the -D${MACHINE} conditionally on the
> specific port/board defining something like NO_MACHINE_CPPFLAG,
> which seems to work OK.  Another is to make it -D${MACHINE}=${MACHINE}
> which also seems to work OK and might be less likely to have any
> side-effects.  The last is to just get rid of the -D${MACHINE}
> altogether.  I don't know if anyone's depending on it at the moment,
> but I suspect that someone is.

-D${MACHINE}=${MACHINE} is probably best for now.  Eventually, 
-D${MACHINE} should go away entirely, but a couple of broken ports rely 
on it.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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