Subject: Re: mysterious buildlink command line quoting problem
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/22/2005 14:46:24
Matthias Drochner wrote:
> Hi -
> could someone understanding the interactions between
> "make" command line quoting and the buildlink wrappers
> please have a look at the build of graphics/gimp-rawphoto?
> What's done there is basically
> CFLAGS=`gimptool --cflags`
> At that point the backtick is taken literally (not resolved),
> with BSD make as with gmake, but it should be resolved
> when "gcc $(CFLAGS)" is executed. This doesn't happen, it
> gives a warning "--cflags: not found" instead.

Can you post the warning as-is? That would be helpful.