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On Thursday 31 August 2006 06:43, Simon Stelling <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
about 'Re: [gentoo-amd64] About gcc 4.1.1':
> Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> > Yeah, but -march might be filtered by the ebuild and -mtune not; I
> > like using both of them. Similar to this, I have multiple -O flags in
> > my CFLAGS so the late non-filtered one is active.
> This is not an argument, because when filtering such stuff, we use
> 'replace-cpu-flags' which filters all of the -march/-mtune/-mcpu
> options. There's really no point in having them both.
> The same goes for the -O filtering.
Damn those pesky developers. ;)
When will they learn the solution is not to mask out CFLAGS it's to produce
a patch so the package works with the user's desired CFLAGS. :P
> So, to put it simple: You lost. :P
Standard Gentoo User Experience, I guess. ;) j/k.
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