cygwin's [g]make 3.81 seems not to understand conditionals

David Rothenberger
Thu Jul 19 04:17:00 GMT 2007

On 7/18/2007 9:03 PM, Carlo Florendo wrote:
> I've got (and attached) this simple Makefile that checks the build 
> platform of a machine.
> Here's the cut-and-pasted content of the Makefile:
> PLATFORM=$(shell uname -s | cut -f 1 -d " " | cut -f 1 -d "_");

Try removing the trailing semicolon. It is not removed by make, so 
PLATFORM ends up being "CYGWIN;".

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