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Re: [bug #26428] Base refuses to install, doesn't recognize GNUSTEP_MAKE

From: David Ayers
Subject: Re: [bug #26428] Base refuses to install, doesn't recognize GNUSTEP_MAKEFILES
Date: Mon, 04 May 2009 14:30:01 +0000

Am Sonntag, den 03.05.2009, 11:01 +0200 schrieb Markus Hitter:
> Am 03.05.2009 um 07:23 schrieb Richard Frith-Macdonald:
> >> mah@piccard:~/GNUstepDevelopment/core/base$ sudo make
> > installGNUmakefile:31: *** You need to set GNUSTEP_MAKEFILES before
> > compiling!. Schluss.
> >
> > Note the use of 'sudo' ... I expect the error message is entirely  
> > correct, [...]
> Please also note the "sudo echo $GNUSTEP_MAKEFILES" I added at the  
> bottom of the report, which shows the environment is set correctly.  

I don't think this is testing what you think it is.  $GNUSTEP_MAKEFILES
gets expanded by your shell before sudo gets invoked.  Try playing with
$PPID to see what I mean.


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