Environment in Makefiles

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Jan 14 20:54:04 PST 2006


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:

>Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
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>>Do you agree with the proposed changes?
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>Yes, if you clarify what you mean by number 1. Do you mean that when we
>use 'make' it in turn initiates bash?
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Yes, "make" starts a separate copy of bash for each line in the 
Makefile. The "set +h" is meant to prevent path hashing between several 
commands in the same bash. But the "several commands in the same bash" 
situation never happens in our scripted build.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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