Default CFLAGS clobbering
michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Sat May 22 17:28:15 BST 2004
On Saturday 22 May 2004 17:17, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> This is autoconf's default when using gcc (per c.m4) , so the whole pool of
> autoconf'ed software out there behaves that way.
Uhm, you must be reading it wrong. AC_PROG_CC generates a check that sets -g
-O2 if CFLAGS is not specified _at all_ (and gcc is used), if CFLAGS are
specified it uses them verbatim without any additions.
> And KDE does so, too (it
> doesn't inherit that default through AC_PROG_CC though) .
Which is too bad because if it did it would DTRT.
> So the behaviour of is consistent for users (among a large pool of
On the contrary, KDE's benevolent forcing of optimization flags is pretty
extraordinary and should cease.
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