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Re: [bug #16362] Regression: make -n causes $(shell) failure on Windows

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: [bug #16362] Regression: make -n causes $(shell) failure on Windows
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 16:17:21 -0400

%% Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

  ez> I see an easy, although not very elegant, band-aid: Temporarily turn
  ez> off just_print_flag inside func_shell, since $(shell) is supposed to
  ez> run the subsidiary process even under -n.  (Alternatively, we could
  ez> use some other global variable, but that's even less clean.)

  ez> Paul, will that DTRT?  That is, is it okay to disregard
  ez> just_print_flag inside func_shell, or could this cause trouble in some
  ez> situations?

I can't think of any way this could cause problems.

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