Use the -D switch, for instance
make -DWITHOUT_X11 install clean
or set it to a specific value (which in effect will also define it)
make WITHOUT_X11=1 install clean
/Emil A Eklund ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
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From: "Martin McCormick" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 17:18
Subject: Defining Make Variables from the Command Line
> What is the correct command line syntax for "defining" a
> variable to the Makefile?
> The expect port will make either with or without X11 support.
> I want it without X11 and there is an ifdefine WITHOUT_X11 test in the
> Makefile. My only problem is I remember that it can be done, but I
> don't remember the exact syntax. Sometimes, if you get those wrong,
> make still works but you get the build you didn't want. Thank you.
> Martin McCormick WB5AGZ Stillwater, OK
> OSU Information Technology Division Network Operations Group
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