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On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...> wrote:
> On 07/01/2010 11:00 PM, Ryan Hill wrote:
>> The way to control compiler flags in Gentoo is CFLAGS.
> That is true. However, there's a problem; you can control package options
> of individual packages with USE flags, but you can't control compilation
> switches of individual packages with CFLAGS. This will naturally make
> people feel like using USE flags to modify compilation options is a good
If you use portage than you can control per-package CFLAGS using
bashrc and /etc/portage/env or similar functionality. I am unsure if
other package managers support this behavior or not.
> Surely, one has to sympathize with this mindset even though it's a wrong
> thing to do.