[vlc-devel] [PATCH] contrib: unexport env variables when cross-compiling
remi at remlab.net
Thu Oct 3 13:52:08 CEST 2019
It's a gross hack because it's making a special case of some variables.
Your argument is that the variables can be set... sure that's precise why they don't need to be unexported.
Le 2 octobre 2019 11:55:56 GMT+03:00, Thomas Guillem <thomas at gllm.fr> a écrit :
>I don't understand why this is a hack.
>Variables are already set in HOSTVARS.
>For me, it's always better to keep the minimal number of exported
>variables. It's way easier to debug in that case.
>On Tue, Oct 1, 2019, at 13:36, Steve Lhomme wrote:
>> On 2019-09-30 17:50, Marvin Scholz wrote:
>> > I am proposing this patch again, I know that I did a while ago and
>> > some people had some concerns about this.
>> > But without this patch cross compilation of contribs effectively
>> > fails unless the build system can run the cross compiled binaries,
>> > as the cross compilation flags are incorrectly used for the build
>> > compiler too. Even though we do not build native tools in the
>> > affected contribs, meson does check if the compiler works and
>> > of course considers this not to be the case when the build machine
>> > compiler can not create binaries that run on the build machine.
>> > Without this patch effectively cross compilation of contribs for
>> > and probably Android is broken.
>> It also fixes my build with clang where I have "-gcodeview" in the
>> CFLAGS but the native gcc doesn't understand it.
>> > Regarding the concern that it might break some contribs that do not
>> > correctly use the HOSTVARS to prepends the env variables to the
>> > command, I did not found any that would be affected by this.
>> > I compiled the contribs with this patch applied, for iOS and
>> > Windows without errors. This patch does not affect non-cross
>> > compilation at all.
>> > On 30 Sep 2019, at 17:43, Marvin Scholz wrote:
>> >> Meson always interprets these env variables for the build
>> >> even when cross-compiling, therefore we need to unset them,
>> >> they are anyway included in HOSTVARS already for other build
>> >> ---
>> >> contrib/src/main.mak | 13 +++++++++++++
>> >> 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)
>> >> diff --git a/contrib/src/main.mak b/contrib/src/main.mak
>> >> index 7eef7b85b6..b07b9a0855 100644
>> >> --- a/contrib/src/main.mak
>> >> +++ b/contrib/src/main.mak
>> >> @@ -314,6 +314,19 @@ MESON_HOST_FLAGS := \
>> >> LDFLAGS="$(LDFLAGS)"
>> >> ifdef HAVE_CROSS_COMPILE
>> >> HOSTVARS_MESON := PATH="$(PREFIX)/bin:$(PATH)"
>> >> +# For cross-compilation with meson, we need to unset compiler and
>> >> +# env variables as meson will always use them for the BUILD
>> >> compiler!
>> >> +unexport CC
>> >> +unexport CXX
>> >> +unexport LD
>> >> +unexport AR
>> >> +unexport CCAS
>> >> +unexport RANLIB
>> >> +unexport STRIP
>> >> +unexport CPPFLAGS
>> >> +unexport CFLAGS
>> >> +unexport CXXFLAGS
>> >> +unexport LDFLAGS
>> >> else
>> >> HOSTVARS_MESON := $(HOSTTOOLS) $(MESON_HOST_FLAGS)
>> >> endif
>> >> --
>> >> 2.20.1 (Apple Git-117)
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