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

diff --git a/CHANGES b/CHANGES
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--- a/CHANGES
+++ b/CHANGES
@@ -9,6 +9,10 @@
 
  Changes between 1.1.0f and 1.1.1 [xx XXX xxxx]
 
 
  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]
 
   *) Add multi-prime RSA (RFC 8017) support.
      [Paul Yang]
 
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 9e67014..9ef09f2 100644 (file)
--- a/INSTALL
+++ b/INSTALL
                    passed through as they are to the compiler as well.  Again,
                    consult your compiler documentation.
 
                    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
  ----------------------
 
  Installation in Detail
  ----------------------