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From: John Maddock (John_Maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-09 06:32:21

>Do you want a user-settable variable that contains a bunch of
>compiler-specific flags, but produces no subvariant directories?


>It would be next to impossible to ensure link compatibility that way. If
>your variable changed slightly between invocations of the build system,
>could find yourself trying to link together completely different targets.

I think that's up to the user to ensure: if they inject options that break
link compatiblity that's they're business, but if they just want to tweek
optimisation options, or add a -pedantic flag then that's fine.

- John Maddock

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