[Mono-devel-list] Build system

Dick Porter dick at ximian.com
Fri May 23 04:48:32 EDT 2003

On Fri, 2003-05-23 at 01:55, Peter Williams wrote:
> 	export MCS_FLAGS='-d:foo'
> 	make -e
> might work but then you'd need to do this every time and make -e might
> have side effects.

You don't need the '-e' if the Makefile exports a variable.  Make puts
the variable in the environment and the sub-makefile can override it
(which the -e would prevent.)

See "Communicating Variables to a Sub-`make'" in the make info pages.

- Dick

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