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Re: Future plans for Autotools

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Future plans for Autotools
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 23:07:16 +0000

On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 10:59 PM Gavin Smith <> wrote:
> storing the value that should be in CC in the file CC.conf.  Does this
> work or does GNU make have other ways of doing this?  (It would be
> better if it could be done without communicating via files.)  Is there
> any way to set a Makefile variable from within a rule and then depend upon
> that variable being set in other rules?

Replying to self: I read that there is something called an "order-only
prerequisite" that could be for the rule that sets CC. This would be
set using the $(eval ...) construct. Somebody who knows more than me
about GNU make could confirm.

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