Makefile tweak for -lm?

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at
Wed Dec 14 10:08:50 UTC 2005

On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 11:04:15AM +0100, Bernhard Fischer wrote:
>On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 01:32:06AM +0000, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 01:42:52AM +0100, Bernhard Fischer wrote:
>>> I will ci the attached patch tomorrow unless somebody objects.
>>why dont you use the simpler form i suggested
>>need-libm-y :=
>><include subfiles>
>Then */Makefile would include */ and Rules.mak, Rules.mak
>itself would again include the's, which is ugly.
>I think that Rules.mak should not include anything except maybe

Mike told me again that he prefers the way he mentioned above.

So this is just ment as a ping that i won't thouch this..

If somebody wants to make sure that selecting SORT_BIG pulls in the
required -lm for 1.1.0, then either follow Mikes suggestion or just copy
the stuff from CONFIG_FEATURE_AWK_MATH which would add -lm thrice or so
for allyesconfig (cosmetical issue only).

>After 1.1 is branched, i was thinking about changing */Makefile to
>have their includes in a more appealing order.
>What do you think about this and what should we do now for SORT_BIG?
>>LIBRARIES   += $(need-libm-y)
>>coreutils/ / miscutils/ / etc...
>>need-libm-$(APPLET) := -lm

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