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Re: mknetrel issues

On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 11:36:43PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 02:05:42AM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 10:43:44PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>> I've been trying to use mknetrel (natively on Cygwin) to build myself a
>>>> gcc-3.3.
>>>> I ran into a variety of small issues:
>>>> 2) Use of $(BASE_FLAGS_TO_PASS) and $(EXTRA_HOST_FLAGS)
>>>> I'm guessing these are intended to be make variables, but the quotes are
>>>> getting lost prematurely, and they are being interpreted by bash as $()
>>>> command interpolation.
>>> The parentheses should be dropped.  I never use these variables, so that's
>>> why I never noticed the makefile-like usage.
>>There is still something wrong with the quoting here:
>>Making net release for gcc-3.3-max, pid 2748
>>echo makeflags:  GCJ=i686-pc-cygwin-gcjGCJH=i686-pc-cygwin-gcjh
>>make[1]: Entering directory `/netrel/build/gcc-3.3-max/libiberty'
>>make[1]: *** No rule to make target `ASE_FLAGS_TO_PASS'.  Stop.
>>make[1]: Leaving directory `/netrel/build/gcc-3.3-max/libiberty'
>>make: *** [all-libiberty] Error 2
>>Since I don't understand what's supposed to happen, I'm going to avoid the
>>issue by removing all the needdevoflags stuff.
>Yeah, that's the ticket.  Avoid that pesky "understanding" and implement
>a local hack.

As it turns out te variables were fine as they were before I got rid of
the parentheses.  The eval in the sudo was the problem.  I've reverted
the parentheses removal.


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