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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 4/4] tools/build: change order of config/Tools.mk inclusion

On 05/18/12 13:46, Ian Jackson wrote:

> Roger Pau Monne writes ("Re: [PATCH v2 4/4] tools/build: change order of 
> config/Tools.mk inclusion"):
>> Ian Jackson wrote:
>>> Also PREFIX is set in StdGNU.mk.  Why is it also set in Tools.mk ?
>> Configure scripts have a very common option, --prefix, which is saved 
>> into Tools.mk as PREFIX, this is what should be used as prefix for 
>> installation.
> I know that.  But given that the configure is just for the tools
> build, should we honour PREFIX from Config.mk (and ./.config or
> command line arguments) or from ./configure ?

The one from configure. The point is that the other path variables
also honour the prefix from configure.


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