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

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Oct 3 18:14:10 CEST 2019

Le torstaina 3. lokakuuta 2019, 18.57.53 EEST Alexandre Janniaux a écrit :
> Hi,
> I think you missed the whole point of my argument. I might not have been
> clear enough, so let me rephrase it with yours:
> The point is not that __all__ special variables, which by your definition
> is equal to the set of variables used by the underlying tools, need to be
> escaped.
> The focus is more on variables that are __already__ taken into account by
> the underlying buildsystem, which are the HOSTVARS, as stated by the commit
> message of Marvin.

HOSTVARS are *not* exported, and thus, they don't need to be unexported. 
Otherwise, HOSTVARS would be entirely pointless.
This is literally from the original main:mak:

# Do not export those! Use HOSTVARS.

Реми Дёни-Курмон

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