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Bug 244142 - mail-filter/libdomainkeys: CC variable not respected
Summary: mail-filter/libdomainkeys: CC variable not respected
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Net-Mail Packages
Depends on:
Blocks: tc-directly
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Reported: 2008-10-24 19:49 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2010-07-10 22:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---

libdomainkeys ebuild patch which tries to respect CC and CFLAGS (libdomainkeys-0.68-r1.ebuild.diff,1.75 KB, patch)
2010-01-03 13:11 UTC, Arttu Valo
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-10-24 19:49:13 UTC
I'm filing this bug (from a template, mind you) because the ebuild I'm reporting it against failed to build once I removed my /usr/bin/{gcc,cc,c++,c99} binaries. This means that the ebuild is relying on gcc or cc as compiler, while it should use "$(tc-getCC)" so that user choices are respected, and cross-compiling works as intended.

This usually comes down to one of these tasks:

- use emake CC="$(tc-getCC)" for building, to ovewrite make's CC variable (defaults to "cc", some upstream rewrites it);
- the above plus replacing explicit "gcc" (or similar) calls with $(CC) so that the variable is actually respected;
- tc-export CC in src_compile before eventual econf.

For C++, you'd have to replace CC with CXX everywhere above, of course.

If your package is a special case on this, please let me know.

Comment 1 Torsten Veller (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-06-24 13:33:16 UTC
Reassign to net-mail herd as peitolm retires
Comment 2 Arttu Valo 2010-01-03 13:11:37 UTC
Created attachment 215016 [details, diff]
libdomainkeys ebuild patch which tries to respect CC and CFLAGS

Tries to patch the libdomainkeys-0.68-r1.ebuild to respect both CC (this bug) and CFLAGS (bug # 240782).
Comment 3 Markos Chandras (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-07-10 22:12:03 UTC
+*libdomainkeys-0.68-r2 (10 Jul 2010)
+  10 Jul 2010; Markos Chandras <>
+  +libdomainkeys-0.68-r2.ebuild:
+  Respect CC/CFLAGS/LDFLAGS wrt bug #244142 and bug #240782. Thanks to Arttu
+  Valo <>