[OpenBIOS] [PATCH 1/1] [FCODE-utils] Allow overriding more Makefile vars
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Jan 18 14:53:23 CET 2016
On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 01:38:04PM +0100, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> >> > But why do you need it? Why doesn't e.g.
> >> >
> >> > make DESTDIR=/opt/bla
> >> >
> >> > work for you as-is? Or do you need those vars to be passed in via the
> >> > environment?
> >> Unfortunately this DESTDIR trick won't work. Explicitly stated
> >> variables from the Makefile itself have preference over the
> >> environment variables unless they stated with "?=". At least this is
> >> how GNU make works.
> > But this is *not* an environment variable!
> Yes, sorry. Anyway we can't override Makefile-variables that way
> unless we allow it.
Why not? Manual says to do just this; and I tested it just now to make
sure I am not imagining things, and it works fine. So what is unusual
in your setup?
More information about the OpenBIOS