Subject: Re: Is there any reason to use CONFIGURE_ENV instead of CONFIGURE_ARGS?
To: OBATA Akio <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/02/2006 11:21:09
On 4/2/06, OBATA Akio <> wrote:
> Hi!
> [...]
> Is there any reason to pass variables (CC, LIBS, ...) as CONFIGURE_ENV
> instead of CONFIGURE_ARGS?

I don't know, but it is probably just old practice.  You are right in that
variables should be passed through CONFIGURE_ARGS.  And, of course,
configure scripts could be better written if they used the AC_ARG_VAR
macro where appropriate.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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