[OpenBIOS] [PATCH 1/1] [FCODE-utils] Allow overriding more Makefile vars

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at ilande.co.uk
Thu Jan 21 20:39:09 CET 2016

On 21/01/16 14:12, Peter Lemenkov wrote:

> Hello All!
> Sorry for the delayed answer.
> 2016-01-18 14:53 GMT+01:00 Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org>:
>> 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?
> I accidentally confused you - everything works fine if I pass
> variables like you suggested. But I'd like to add possibility to
> override variables using envronment variables.
> This is exactly how various Linux distros' buildsystems are working.
> So being able to setup variables system-wide would be helpful!

If you're trying to override DESTDIR then you'd already need something
that executes "make DESTDIR=/path/to/destdir" so if this works as Segher
suggests then can you not do "make DESTDIR=$DESTDIR" or similar?



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