Document the possibility for command line argument env assignments
authorRichard Levitte <levitte@openssl.org>
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:23:07 +0000 (13:23 +0100)
committerRichard Levitte <levitte@openssl.org>
Thu, 7 Dec 2017 23:36:21 +0000 (00:36 +0100)
Reviewed-by: Andy Polyakov <appro@openssl.org>
(Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/4818)

CHANGES
INSTALL

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  Changes between 1.1.0f and 1.1.1 [xx XXX xxxx]
 
+  *) Make it possible to have environment variable assignments as
+     arguments to config / Configure.
+     [Richard Levitte]
+
   *) Add multi-prime RSA (RFC 8017) support.
      [Paul Yang]
 
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
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+++ b/INSTALL
                    passed through as they are to the compiler as well.  Again,
                    consult your compiler documentation.
 
+  VAR=value
+                   Assignment if environment variable for Configure.  These
+                   work just like normal environment variable assignments,
+                   but are supported on all platforms and are confined to
+                   the configuration scripts only.  These assignments override
+                   the corresponding value in the inherited environment, if
+                   there is one.
+
 
  Installation in Detail
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