Running $(shell pwd) in makefile.

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Jun 9 09:43:00 GMT 2000


On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 09:32:31AM -0700, Stephen Iribarne wrote:
>I have the latest cygwin.  I have a Makefile that I've brought over from my
>unix platform to build a product under NT.
>
>I have a very basic 
>
>PWD := $(shell pwd)
>
>TOP_DIR := $(PWD)
>
>My path is:
>
>Z:\work\myProj\build
>
>and when I do:
>
>mkdir $(TOP_DIR)\Obj-myProj-app
>
>I get the error message:
>
>mkdir:  cannot make directory:  'Z:workmyProjbuild\Obj-myProg-app
>
>So ($shell pwd) is not adding slashes.  Does this mean that my "shell" is
>unknown?
>
>thanks in advance.

If your version of pwd is returning a path spec with backslashes in it,
then you aren't running the cygwin version.

cgf

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