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Re: RFC: Macros for libs

From: Steve M. Robbins
Subject: Re: RFC: Macros for libs
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 17:08:58 -0400
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On Sat, Sep 22, 2001 at 08:03:23PM -0400, Steven G. Johnson wrote:

> On another subject, people very often implement an idiom
> like: --with-gmp=<-L flags>.  I'd be inclined to discourage this practice
> and tell people that their users should just set CPPFLAGS and LDFLAGS
> instead.

I'm inclined to agree.  And if they insist on having "--with-xxx" 
configure options, point them at


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