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Re: Crash with recursive make

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Crash with recursive make
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 21:49:57 +0200

> Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 09:54:05 +0100
> From: "John Hall" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> I can reproduce it with version.txt just containing the word 'hello'
> (with \r\n line terminator).

It works for me.

> What does make use the specified shell for?
> I traced through the code and whatever I set SHELL to, CreateProcess in
> process_begin is launching cat directly - it doesn't seem to use a
> shell.

??? Really?  Don't you see a temporary batch file being created and

> I can send you my version of cat if you want.

It'd be better if you could try cat.exe from GnuWin32.

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