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PATCH: Testsuite $MAKE invocations dissociated from outer $MAKE (was Re:

From: Raja R Harinath
Subject: PATCH: Testsuite $MAKE invocations dissociated from outer $MAKE (was Re: rb3: conditional tests - updated patch)
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2001 17:56:26 -0500
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Raja R Harinath <address@hidden> writes:

> Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>>>> "hari" == Raja R Harinath <address@hidden> writes:
>>Hari> Why not use '$MAKE -s'.  GNU make doesn't print the
>>Hari> "entering/leaving" messages with that.
>> When I change, say, cond16.test to use -s instead, it starts failing.
>> I guess the `w' in MAKEFLAGS (I assume that is where it comes from)
>> overrides the `-s'.
> Aha.  That makes sense.  As far as GNU make is concerned, the 'make'
> invocation inside the test script is a sub-make.
> Maybe '$srcdir/defs' should 
>       unsetenv MAKEFLAGS

Continuing on that thought:

>From  Raja R Harinath  <address@hidden>

        * tests/defs: 
        Unset the MAKEFLAGS and MAKELEVEL environment variables.
        * tests/cond16.test: Use $MAKE -s.
        * tests/substref.test: Likewise.

Attachment: automake.diff
Description: dissociate testsuite $MAKE invocations from outer $MAKE

- Hari
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