Re: [PATCH] Pass COPT and PROFILE to CXXFLAGS as well

From: Christoph Berg <christoph(dot)berg(at)credativ(dot)de>
To: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Pass COPT and PROFILE to CXXFLAGS as well
Date: 2019-01-07 09:17:34
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Re: Michael Paquier 2019-01-04 <20190104133305(dot)GG2067(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
> On Fri, Jan 04, 2019 at 11:41:15AM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > Note that pgxs supports PG_CPPFLAGS for adding custom pieces to CPPFLAGS
> > in a safe way. Maybe we should add an equivalent for CFLAGS? It's just
> > that it hasn't been needed so far.
> +1. Wouldn't it make sense to also have PG_LDFLAGS? In some stuff I
> maintain, I have been abusing of PG_CPPFLAGS to pass some flags, which
> is not really right. We also have contrib/passwordcheck/Makefile
> abuse of it to set -DUSE_CRACKLIB..

I'll buy whatever version that works. I'm using CFLAGS at the moment,
but could easily switch to other variables.

Note that the missing bit here is the CXX part, adding PG_CFLAGS alone
wouldn't help.

Updated patch attached.

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