Subject: Re: Problem in new toolchain builds (need comments)
To: James Chacon <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/24/2001 12:08:55
On Wed, 24 Oct 2001, James Chacon wrote:

: >>+MAKE+= _SRC_TOP_=${_SRC_TOP_:Q}
: >
: >Also I'm not at all keen on appending to MAKE.
: >Use .MAKEFLAGS or
: Doesn't work. MAKEFLAGS gets passed in, but doesn't get evaluated so it's
: pointless. Check the source, only $MAKE gets re-evaluated on a new make.
: Line 721 or so of main.c in usr.bin/make

".MAKEFLAGS", not "MAKEFLAGS".  Note the leading dot.

: >will do the trick.
: Didn't try that. $MAKE works and reading the source MAKEOVERRIDES doesn't
: get evaluated either.

Again, there's a leading dot.  ".MAKEOVERRIDES".  This would be the
preferred method, IMHO.

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