Subject: Re: modernizing config
To: Jonathan Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
Date: 08/11/1996 22:06:05
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> writes:
> While changes for config are up for grabs, can we add a section
> to support configuring for different levels, or models, of a target
> platform? Old config used to support this with the "cpu" keyword.
> Most ports are now supporting this with ad-hoc options.
What would such a line actually *do*? How would you propose getting
it to change the compiler options, for example? You can already do
this, to some extent, with make's fancy substitution hacks.