make nrelease CCVER issues

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Wed Aug 31 11:28:17 PDT 2005

On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 04:32:17AM +0200, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> hey,
> some people already wondered (including me) about why you had to set 
> CCVER=gcc34 manually when building -Devel nrelease isos on -Release.

As I tried to say before, does specifying HOST_CCVER=gcc34 for
buildworld help? The problem exists because of the oddities of rpcgen
and the default environment coming from the old share/mk.


> Bug!  It sets (internally) FOO to the override "gcc34", but the env FOO 
> doesn't change!  And as src/Makefile is just a wrapper which execs
> make -f Makefile.inc1, the CCVER=gcc34 override setting doesn't get 
> propagated.  Everything else uses CCVER=gcc2 again.

No, it is *not* a bug. It is documented behaviour a lot of people (have
to) relay on.


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