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Re: mingw make problems

From: Christopher Faylor
Subject: Re: mingw make problems
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 10:59:22 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 09:07:33AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Quoting Bill Hoffman <address@hidden>:
>>At 04:48 PM 8/17/2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>I don't understand why MinGW's make should be using anything like /bin/sh.
>>>Shouldn't it be using cmd.exe or
>>It seems that if it finds sh.exe in the path it uses it.
>>Remember the chars_sh and chars_dos thing that is switched at run
>>time, that switch is triggered by the finding of sh.exe in the PATH.
>And that shouldn't change.

Personally, I think that a "mingw make" should just rely on cmd and a
"msys make" should rely on sh.

But, it looks like you already have had this discussion, so don't feel
the need to educate me on this.


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