[PATCHv2] build: allow some python variable overrides

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Feb 11 11:21:47 MST 2014

On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 07:09:38AM +1300, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-02-07 at 15:52 -0300, Gustavo Zacarias wrote:
> > Problem is there's an impending deadline as usual with these things, and
> > an extension may or may not be possible since it's a secondary objective
> > (famous contribute back to the community that some people like myself
> > like to stick with).
> All I'm suggesting is that we should make it possible to discover and be
> consistent? Can't this somehow be done via cross-answers, or a -- option
> to configure?  I just really dislike magic environment variables.
> Jeremy,
> Can you give some guidance on what level of 'magic' should be acceptable
> to impose on those cross-compiling Samba?

Without looking explicitly at the code, right now I know
cross-compiling doesn't work, so I'm willing to put up
with 'magic' in order to have a working solution :-).

We can make it pretty later :-).

I'll try and get to this later this week (bit snowed
under right now :-).



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