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Re: SHELL variable causing /c: error message on NT

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: SHELL variable causing /c: error message on NT
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 08:29:07 +0300 (IDT)

On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 address@hidden wrote:

> I am using gnu make 3.79.1 on Win2000 and get a 
> strange error message. I am trying to set SHELL 
> to bash. Here is the file, followed by the output:
> ***MAKEFILE***
> SHELL=/usr/bin/bash
> all:
>         echo ${SHELL}
> ***OUTPUT***
> echo /usr/bin/bash
> /c: /c: No such file or directory

Sounds like you are mixing Cygwin tools with non-Cygwin port of Make.  
I'd suggest to get the Cygwin port of Make, and if you cannot, at least 
read the Windows-specific README file in the distribution which describes 
some of the issues.

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