make and bash-2.05a-3 problem with environment variables

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Sun Apr 14 17:46:00 GMT 2002

At 12:32 PM 4/13/2002, Andre Domaschke wrote:
>win2k sp2
>in a makefile:
>ifndef HOSTNAME
>ifndef COMSPEC
>         HOSTNAME := $(shell uname -n)
>         HOSTNAME := $(shell ver)
>with bash-2.05-6 no problem
>but with bash-2.05a-3 the HOSTNAME won't be found
>i use always the same make version 

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