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Re: AM_CFLAGS usage

From: Norbert Sendetzky
Subject: Re: AM_CFLAGS usage
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 10:16:03 +0200
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Hi Ralf

> > Norbert Sendetzky wrote:
> > > This works, but as soon as I move AM_CFLAGS to the in the
> > > parent directory, they aren't set any more. Is this the way it was
> > > intended and the only way to set them globally is to AC_SUBST them or
> > > is there something wrong in my files?
> Besides the information Marc already gave you, what's wrong with
> globally setting it by AC_SUBSTing?  You can still override it per
> Note though that
>   -Wall -ansi -pedantic
> is pretty GCC specific, and will make many other compilers barf
> heavily.  So if your package targets portability, it'd be nice
> to allow your users to override these flags (preferably by
> ./configure CFLAGS='...').

How can I do this?
According to the docs, AM_CFLAGS will be overwritten by package specific flags 
but not by flags provided by the user.


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