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[Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] configure: preserve various environment variable

From: Daniel P . Berrangé
Subject: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] configure: preserve various environment variables in config.status
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2018 13:36:03 +0100

The config.status script is auto-generated by configure upon
completion. The intention is that config.status can be later invoked by
the developer directly, or by make indirectly, to re-detect the same
environment that configure originally used.

The current config.status script, however, only contains a record of the
command line arguments to configure. Various environment variables have
an effect on what configure will find. In particular PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR &
PKG_CONFIG_PATH vars will affect what libraries pkg-config finds. The
PATH var will affect what toolchain binaries and XXXX-config scripts are
found. The LD_LIBRARY_PATH var will affect what libraries are
found. Most commands have env variables that will override the name/path
of the default version configure finds.

All these key env variables should be recorded in the config.status script.

Autoconf would also preserve CFLAGS, LDFLAGS, LIBS, CPPFLAGS, but QEMU
deals with those differently, expecting extra flags to be set using
configure args, rather than env variables. At the end of the script we
also don't have the original values of those env vars, as we modify them
during configure.

Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <address@hidden>
Reviewed-by: Stefan Weil <address@hidden>
Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <address@hidden>
 configure | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 40 insertions(+)

Previously sent 3 (!) years ago:

  v1: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-11/msg03953.html
  v2: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-11/msg04074.html

Changed in v3:

 - Added 'unset' code (Stefan)
 - Clarify CFLAGS handling (Eric)

diff --git a/configure b/configure
index e7bddc04b0..718e89724a 100755
--- a/configure
+++ b/configure
@@ -7518,6 +7518,46 @@ cat <<EOD >config.status
 # Compiler output produced by configure, useful for debugging
 # configure, is in config.log if it exists.
+preserve_env() {
+    envname=$1
+    eval envval=\$$envname
+    if test -n "$envval"
+    then
+       echo "$envname='$envval'" >> config.status
+       echo "export $envname" >> config.status
+    else
+       echo "unset $envname" >> config.status
+    fi
+# Preserve various env variables that influence what
+# features/build target configure will detect
+preserve_env AR
+preserve_env AS
+preserve_env CC
+preserve_env CPP
+preserve_env CXX
+preserve_env INSTALL
+preserve_env LD
+preserve_env LD_LIBRARY_PATH
+preserve_env LIBTOOL
+preserve_env MAKE
+preserve_env NM
+preserve_env OBJCOPY
+preserve_env PATH
+preserve_env PKG_CONFIG
+preserve_env PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR
+preserve_env PKG_CONFIG_PATH
+preserve_env PYTHON
+preserve_env SDL_CONFIG
+preserve_env SDL2_CONFIG
+preserve_env SMBD
+preserve_env STRIP
+preserve_env WINDRES
 printf "exec" >>config.status
 printf " '%s'" "$0" "$@" >>config.status
 echo ' "$@"' >>config.status

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