Subject: Re: USE_X11 and buildlink
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Mario Kemper <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/26/2001 17:29:55
On Sun, Aug 26, 2001 at 10:16:37AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2001, Mario Kemper wrote:
> > Not all x11 packages use imake or configure. They have a simple
> > makefile but usually honor CFLAGS and LDFLAGS being set externally.
> Are you working on a package that uses BSD make, and "CFLAGS+=", or

It's one of these.

> one that fails to set CFLAGS and LDFLAGS at all, going instead with
> the system defaults in "/usr/share/mk/"? Both are fairly rare,
> (which answers your question -- modifying for their benefit
> would cause more problems than it solves). More commonly, you have to
> either pass in custom flags (comms/kermit), or patch the makefile
> anyway (www/wwwoffle).
As LDFLAGS were set correctly i thought it was intended to be that way.
At least i see a bit clearer now.

Mario Kemper