Gentoo Development Guide

src_configure

Function src_configure
Purpose Configure the package.
Sandbox Enabled
Privilege user
Called for ebuild
EAPI 2

Default src_configure

src_configure() {
	if [[ -x ${ECONF_SOURCE:-.}/configure ]] ; then
        econf
    fi
}

Sample src_configure

src_configure() {
    use sparc && filter-flags -fomit-frame-pointer
    append-ldflags -Wl,-z,now

    econf \
        $(use_enable ssl ) \
        $(use_enable perl perlinterp )
}

src_configure Processes

The following subsections cover different topics which often occur when writing src_configure functions.