Re: Makefile options

Henning Percy (
Wed, 16 Sep 1998 15:48:11 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 16 Sep 1998, Aris Yannopoulos wrote:

> > 	Hiya. I'm lagging a bit behind the heard a bit here, I;m just upgrading
> > to AS from AS 1.0. It's because I'm at work and stability is the
> > priority. Once somethign has got it's hooks in it's even harder to change.
> Same here, once its here ripping it out and replacing it is hell.
> > 
> > 	I seem to have to edit all my Makefiles by hand to change the 'cc' to
> > 'gcc' for the CC option and PREPROCESSCMD lines.
> > 	I also need to take the -xF option from the CDEBUDOPTIONS and CCOPTIONS
> > lines.
> If I'm not mistaken needs xmkmf, and these options are usually set
> in your site.def file.  The exact location depends on your OS, but is
> usually a .../config directory under the location of you X-libraries
	I don't actually have root password on this machine as it is a work
machine, is there anyway to override the site.def file using xmkmf?