[vorbis-dev] CFLAGS / LDFLAGS
mcoleman2 at kc.rr.com
Wed Dec 20 16:23:13 PST 2000
Jeff Squyres <jsquyres at lsc.nd.edu> writes:
> I notice that the user is not able to set their own CFLAGS or LDFLAGS in
> the ao, ogg, vorbis, and voribs-tools projects.
> Is there a reason for this?
Yeah, I noticed this, too. One way to fix this would be to provide a
$(UCFLAGS) or something, which is specifically set aside for user-added flags.
> The way that the configure.in is coded *replaces* what the user has set in
> the environment variables CFLAGS and LDFLAGS -- this is not normal style
> for a configure script. *Adding* to the user-specified CFLAGS/LDFLAGS is
> fine, but *replacing* it disallows other things that the user may wish to
This is particularly problematic for the ao library, as part of CFLAGS is a
define telling the library where to look for plugins, so if set your own
CFLAGS, it breaks things.
It would also be nice if the '-g' flag were always used. AFAIK, there's no
reason not to include it when using gcc.
> - using the --prefix to find the ao, ogg, and vorbis libraries instead of
> having to use --with-ogg-prefix and friends
Yes, this would be nice. Maybe make the --prefix value the default if the
others are not specified.
[O]ne of the features of the Internet [...] is that small groups of people can
greatly disturb large organizations. --Charles C. Mann
--- >8 ----
List archives: http://www.xiph.org/archives/
Ogg project homepage: http://www.xiph.org/ogg/
To unsubscribe from this list, send a message to 'vorbis-dev-request at xiph.org'
containing only the word 'unsubscribe' in the body. No subject is needed.
Unsubscribe messages sent to the list will be ignored/filtered.
More information about the Vorbis-dev