Fighting waf for C preprocessor output.

Thomas Nagy tnagy at
Sat Mar 14 08:19:21 UTC 2020

On Fri, 13 Mar 2020 20:15:55 -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical <samba-technical at> wrote:

> Does anyone know how to make waf generate
> the actual gcc command line it uses to
> compile .c -> .o ?
> Doing:
> PYTHONHASHSEED=1 WAF_MAKE=1  ./buildtools/bin/waf -v build
> causes it to dump out a python array, bracketed
> by [] characters, but I was hoping not to have
> to fight it any more :-).

Try this instead:
WAF_CMD_FORMAT=string PYTHONHASHSEED=1 WAF_MAKE=1  ./buildtools/bin/waf -v build


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