Patch: Bug: Shell fork/exec avoidance in make-3.79.1-3
Tue Jun 26 13:13:00 GMT 2001
On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 08:56:50PM +0200, Bernard Dautrevaux wrote:
>> I've included a patch below that changes all the char definitions
>> in job.c to char*.
>I don't think that is the problem; if I look at your patch below, the char
>definitions you change in char* are only used on AMIGA or VMS, but *NOT* on
Sorry, no. The original poster obviously did some research here. There
is a definite problem between 'char *' and 'char ' in the
>If you look at my previous message (posted about in paralell with your),
>you'll see that just recompiling the code without any change allow me to get
>a working make. I suspect your change (that does nothing on CYGWIN) is just
>exercising the same behaviour. IMHO it's just the cygwin package that was
>compiled in a buggy environment.
I build make on linux, like all of my packages. To the best of my knowledge,
I have never had a corrupted environment. I build everything in a standard
way using standard scripts. If I detect an error, I correct the script.
>IIRC it happens some time ago to Corinna to have a screwed-up environment
>that generated a working bash that shows a bug that disapear after she
>updates its environment. I suspect the make maintainer have (or had) the
I suspect that your suspicion is wrong.
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