Author Topic: BOUNTY: bakefile - Output: C::B Project Files  (Read 31057 times)

Offline grv575

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Re: BOUNTY: bakefile - Output: C::B Project Files
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2006, 03:46:40 pm »
Is using the name "CPP" for preprocessor a good idea? Last time I checked, CPP used to mean "C Plus Plus" (confused)

The other thing is they're somewhat standard for unix Makefiles.  If there are environment variables defined

CFLAGS - for C flags
LDFLAGS - for LoaDer (linker) flags
CPPFLAGS - for C PreProcessor flags

then a lot of makefile will use those variables to pass to gcc et al.  Guess the short cryptic names dates back to early unix lazyness.