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Re: [Bug-ed] [PATCH] configure: respect user env settings

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: [Bug-ed] [PATCH] configure: respect user env settings
Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 18:30:08 -0500
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On Thursday 01 January 2009 18:08:52 Karl Berry wrote:
>     so i imagine that's an outdated remark.
> No, setting variables on the cmdline is the newer/preferred way.
> Setting envvars is the older/unpreferred way -- but still supported (and
> will be forever, I think/hope).

i was referring to config.status and env var handling, not how to pass 
settings.  personally i find the command line clunky when dealing with 
whitespaced variables as it isnt uncommon for it to fall apart in configure 
scripts and recursive configure scripts.

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