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

From: Raja R Harinath
Subject: Re: PATCH: Testsuite $MAKE invocations dissociated from outer $MAKE (was Re: rb3: conditional tests - updated patch)
Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2001 13:16:32 -0500
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Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>>> "Hari" == Raja R Harinath <address@hidden> writes:
>Hari> Continuing on that thought:
>Hari> From  Raja R Harinath  <address@hidden>
>Hari>  * tests/defs: 
>Hari>         Unset the MAKEFLAGS and MAKELEVEL environment variables.
>Hari>         * tests/cond16.test: Use $MAKE -s.
>Hari>         * tests/substref.test: Likewise.
> This is fine.  Please check it in.

I don't have write access.
> Shouldn't `MFLAGS' also be unset?
> See (make)Options/Recursion

I guess it should, too.  I was just thinking about what the parent
$MAKE sets.  I should have considered what makes $MAKE a "child".

> I also liked the idea of having make.m4 do something like this.
> I think that would be more robust.

OK, I'll make a patch.

- Hari
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