about CPP Makefile macro

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Fri Nov 8 12:20:48 UTC 2013


On Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 12:38:00PM +0100, Manlio Perillo wrote:

> Hi.
> I have noted that the generated Makefile has a CPP macro, but it is
> never used.
> I also tried with:
>     ./configure --with-cpp=xxx
> and no errors were reported (xxx is not a placeholder, but the
> actual non existent name I have used).
> CPP support was added in revision (hg) 286, but was only declared.
> Was the CPP variable ever used?

As far as I can see, it's still used in auto/lib/md5/make and 
auto/lib/sha1/make.  And it's actually needed when using md5 
library at least from openssl-0.9.7/crypto/md5.

Maxim Dounin

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