net release/installer status?

Mumit Khan khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU
Thu Mar 30 19:46:00 GMT 2000


On Tue, 28 Mar 2000, Chris Faylor wrote:

> 
> I don't see a syntax error.  It seems to be legal to have:
> 
> 	for f ; in stuff; do
> 
> I don't know why you're seeing an error.  Is the above command an error
> on your system?

Same here. Bash, pdksh, ash, the real ksh from AT&T, all handle this
correctly.

I just updated the tree, built on a Linux box, and all is happy. Corinna,
please let me know if you're still having problems, and if the command
above does not work for you. If it doesn't, I have no problem with 
adding a workaround something like:

2000-03-30  Mumit Khan  <khan@xraylith.wisc.edu>

	* Makefile.in (subdirs): Workaround for broken shells.

Index: Makefile.in
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/mingw/Makefile.in,v
retrieving revision 1.1.1.1
diff -u -3 -p -r1.1.1.1 Makefile.in
--- Makefile.in	2000/02/17 19:38:31	1.1.1.1
+++ Makefile.in	2000/03/31 03:43:55
@@ -212,7 +212,8 @@ install: all
 	@$(MAKE) subdirs DO=$@ $(FLAGS_TO_PASS)
 
 subdirs: force
-	@for i in $(SUBDIRS); do \
+	@test -z "$(SUBDIRS)" && exit 0; \
+	for i in $(SUBDIRS); do \
 	   echo "Making $(DO) in $${i}..." ; \
 	   if [ -d ./$$i ] ; then \
 	     if (rootme=`pwd`/ ; export rootme ; \


Regards,
Mumit




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