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Re: how to specify flags without having them in the command line call to
Re: how to specify flags without having them in the command line call to ./configure?
Sun, 23 Mar 2008 21:20:04 -0500 (CDT)
On Sun, 23 Mar 2008, NightStrike wrote:
If this is for use on your own machine, then you should set up a
config.site file. By default, the file resides at
This implies that the config.site is in the prefix directory before
you start. But isn't prefix allowed to not exist, and thus be created
by a make install?
Right. The config.site file is intended for "site" specific
configuration information and so the installation prefix needs to
exist already. The config.site file is (primarily) for package users,
not package maintainers.
The CONFIG_SITE environment variable may be used to specify the path
to the config.site file so there are ways to use it for something
other than "site" specific configuration information.
GraphicsMagick Maintainer, http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/