Documentation of __GMP_CC and __GMP_CFLAGS ?

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Tue Jun 2 14:16:42 CEST 2009


On 2009-06-02 22:01:55 +1000, Sisyphus wrote:
> Are there any plans to document __GMP_CC and __GMP_CFLAGS in the future ?
> I've made them accessible from (the perl module) Math::GMPz, because of
> their potentially useful diagnostic capabilities ... but then I've also
> received a complaint about that because they're not documented
> ( ).
> Knowing what (if anything) is planned in this regard might have a bearing
> onhow I deal with that complaint.

IMHO, you shouldn't have a build failure if they are not present.
In such a case, the Perl value should just be undef.

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