Subject: Re: Where is CFLAGS set?
To: Georg Schwarz <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/09/2005 15:56:16
On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 03:32:22PM +0200, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> >  From the GCC manual:
> > "If you use multiple -O options, with or without level numbers, the last 
> > such option is the one that is effective."
> > 
> > So if your CFLAGS were '-O2 -m486 -O3', -O3 would be used, meaning that 
> > you had what you wanted all along :-)
> I know. Nevertheless it is better not to have to rely on the order of
> arguments.

No it is not.  This way your CFLAGS+=-Ox always overrides the default.