[vlc-devel] [PATCH] contrib: Unexport env variables when cross-compiling

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 13:47:20 CEST 2019

Meson always interprets these env variables for the build compiler,
even when cross-compiling, therefore we need to unset them,
they are anyway included in HOSTVARS already for other build systems.
 contrib/src/main.mak | 22 +++++++++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/contrib/src/main.mak b/contrib/src/main.mak
index 8944a5a1d7..c7a45964cb 100644
--- a/contrib/src/main.mak
+++ b/contrib/src/main.mak
@@ -329,9 +329,25 @@ HOSTVARS_PIC := $(HOSTTOOLS) \
-# Keep a version of HOSTVARS without the tools, since meson requires the
-# tools variables to point to the native ones
+# For cross-compilation with meson, we need to unset compiler and flags
+# env variables as meson will always use them for the BUILD machine compiler!
+unexport CC
+unexport CXX
+unexport LD
+unexport AR
+unexport CCAS
+unexport RANLIB
+unexport STRIP
+unexport CPPFLAGS
+unexport CFLAGS
+unexport CXXFLAGS
+unexport LDFLAGS
 download_git = \
2.20.1 (Apple Git-117)

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