On Sat, 12 May 2012 19:57:07 +0200
Ulrich Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > The current workaround for this is to use EXTRA_EMAKE from ebuild,
> > but I find this rather ugly (if not even forbidden by some PMS
> > magic?)
> EXTRA_EMAKE isn't mentioned by the PMS. Do all package managers
> support this variable? Portage does since 2004 at least.
EXTRA_EMAKE isn't supposed to be mentioned there. It's an internal use
variable for users who need to pass something specific to make.
> > Can we make econf in src_configure, emake in src_compile, and emake
> > install in src_install accept arguments "$@" in EAPI=5, please?
> I'd rather document EXTRA_EMAKE and EXTRA_ECONF in the spec, either
> retroactively (in case all package managers support these variables
> already), or for EAPI 5. It would accomplish the same as your
> proposal, even without the need to add an explicit src_install
As above. Otherwise, we'll end up reimplementing just another variable
to let users pass their custom arguments.