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16.2 Compilers and Options

Some systems require unusual options for compilation or linking that the configure script does not know about. Run ‘./configure --help’ for details on some of the pertinent environment variables.

You can give configure initial values for configuration parameters by setting variables in the command line or in the environment. Here is an example:

     ./configure CC=c99 CFLAGS=-g LIBS=-lposix

See Defining Variables, for more details.