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Re: Building curl, modifying the cc/gcc line in the Makefile

From: Jan Ehrhardt <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:17:47 +0200

Jeff Pohlmeyer in gmane.comp.web.curl.library (Tue, 5 Jun 2012 16:42:35
>On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Jan Ehrhardt wrote:
>> Jeff Pohlmeyer wrote:
>>>You shouldn't need to manually modify the Makefile at all,
>> On Windows you should. 'mt -manifest' does not work. Although mt.exe /?
>> itself says it should be '-manifest', the real one is '/manifest'.
>Note that the OP refers to using "gcc" and running "configure" to
>produce the makefile.
>I'm not sure how the thread on would relate to this.
>But yes, a "hard-coded" makefile would (obviously) need to be "hard-edited."

The thread om social.msdn does not relate to OP's problem, but to your
remark that you shouldn't need to manually modify makefiles. There are
exceptions to that rule. I even have some perl-scripts that do a
/-manifest/\/manifest/ on every makefile in my Windows build environment
(after the makefiles have been generated by configure).

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