about CPP Makefile macro

Manlio Perillo manlio.perillo at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 14:28:25 UTC 2013

On 08/11/2013 13:20, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> Hello!
> 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.

Right, sorry.

I did not noticed that a separate make was called when building md5 and 

Regards  Manlio Perillo

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