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Re: [Axiom-developer] ENV

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] ENV
Date: 22 Nov 2006 18:56:34 +0100

Humberto Ortiz Zuazaga <address@hidden> writes:

| Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > The use of ENV in the Makefiles conflicts with established practice
| > with shells (that are POSIXilly correct).
| And we don't export ENV to submakes, so I don't know if it's doing anything.

ENV is used as in:

   $(ENV) $(MAKE)

which has the logical effect of exporting ENV to Make.

Furthermore, if the login shell export ENV, then Make (and
sub-processes) sees its changed value whether or not we export it.

-- Gaby

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