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SubjectRe: RFC: $(ARCH) in file
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lars brinkhoff <lars@nocrew.org> said:
> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.mandrakesoft.com> writes:
> > On 28 Jan 2000, lars brinkhoff wrote:
> > > Why do I want this? Because I often build for an architecture which is
> > > not the native one. Saving the architecture in .arch is more convenient
> > > then typing "make ARCH=foo".

> > How tough is it to edit the makefile? :)

> Not tough, but I think it's easier for people to type
> echo FOO >.arch
> than to mess with the Makefile.

To complicate life for everybody for the (very minor) convenience of a few
tenths of a percent of users is way out of line IMVHO.
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Horst von Brand vonbrand@sleipnir.valparaiso.cl
Casilla 9G, Viña del Mar, Chile +56 32 672616


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