make -e

Simon Perreault nomis80 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 25 06:46:22 PDT 2000


> Gerard could never say so. He is OK.

I'm telling you he did! Many times! Gerard, help me! Where is
god^H^H^HGerard when we need him???

> Switch -e tells 'make' to use external definition of shell variables
instead
> of those in the Makefile script.
> So, if you have
> bindir=/foo
> in the Makefile,
> but set
> bindir=/bar; export bindir
> then
> make -e
> will run with bindir=/bar. That's it.

Yes, I know all that. But maybe there are env variables that need to be
taken care of in the non-chrooted env so that the compilation works.

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