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Re: Useful patch for GNUmake on Windows

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Useful patch for GNUmake on Windows
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 11:14:47 -0400

%% Greg Chicares <address@hidden> writes:

  gc>   However, on MS-DOS and MS-Windows the value of SHELL in the
  gc>   environment is used, since on those systems most users do not
  gc>   set this variable, and therefore it is most likely set
  gc>   specifically to be used by make.

OK.  Well, that's why I said "under UNIX this is true, but I don't know
about Windows" :).

Looks like we'll have to examine the code to see how SHELL is handled on
Windows/DOS platforms.

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:            
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