Hello Matt,

On Sunday, February 9, 2003 at 1:34:49 AM you [MS] wrote (at least in

> I'm sure I'm about to display my ignorance of C but:

> Is there a way to override the values find in a .h file from the 
> command line?

I don't know if there's a way to "override" the '#define's. A quick
test gave me "warning: `... redefined"

So I guess your best bet is to comment out the defines (well knowing
it _will not_ compile anymore w/o defining the values on command line)
and passing '-D' arguments to the compiler.


-DMYSQL_UPDATE_SERVER=\"localhost\" \
-DMYSQL_UPDATE_USER=\"vpopmail\" \

and so on.
The important part is escaping the quotes with '\'. Else they'll be
interpreted _before_ defining the value as "delimiter to avoid
argument splitting by e.g. space characters". The '\' tells the
compiler they're not surrounding the value, but they're part of the

Best regards
Peter Palmreuther

Features should be discovered, not documented.

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