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Re: [Axiom-developer] ENV

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] ENV
Date: 22 Nov 2006 19:08:05 +0100

root <address@hidden> writes:

| > > 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.
| The name ENV predates POSIX.


| Since we control everything about the build
| I don't think it matters but there would be no harm in changing it everywhere.

It matters that we do avoid using it. Otherwise, we're setting a
timebomb and it will blow (and it did for me -- that is how it came to
my attention).

-- Gaby

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