Subject: Re: obj.${MACHINE_ARCH} etc
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/18/2001 16:13:29
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, David Brownlee wrote:

> 	It would seem that the vast majority of Makefiles should be able
> 	to share on ${MACHINE_ARCH}. Would it make sense to have the
> 	default be ${MACHINE_ARCH} and override to ${MACHINE}?

I'm slightly wary of doing that because it changes the default behaviour,
and means that all Makefiles in existence (or at least in the tree) that
depend on that behaviour have to be updated before the change can be

I don't much mind which is the default myself.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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