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bug #58341: `make --debug` does not set 'd' in MAKEFLAGS

Submitted by:  Roy Ivy <rivy>
Submitted on:  Sat 09 May 2020 06:22:15 PM UTC  
 
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Bug
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open
Component Version:  4.2.1 Operating System:  None
Fixed Release:  None Triage Status:  None

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Sat 09 May 2020 06:22:15 PM UTC, original submission:  

OS=Windows_NT (Win10)
MAKE_VERSION=4.2.1

When executing make in a specific debug mode using the `--debug[=FLAGS]` option and tested in the Makefile, ${MAKEFILE} does not have the 'd' flag within it. Oddly, when printing the database with `-p` (or `--print-data-base`), the "# Variables" section contains:

```
# makefile
MAKEFLAGS = p --debug=b -- $(MAKEOVERRIDES)
```

During the same execution, `$(info MAKEFLAGS=${MAKEFLAGS})` prints "MAKEFLAGS=p" (no d).

When executed with `-d` at the command line, the "d" is included in the normally accessible MAKEFLAGS variable.

Is this the expected behavior?
How can I access the "MAKEFLAGS" value printed in the database?

Thanks for your attention.

Roy Ivy <rivy>

 

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