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Re: GNU enhancement -- $(xargs cmd, list)

From: Reid Madsen
Subject: Re: GNU enhancement -- $(xargs cmd, list)
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 16:40:41 -0600 (CST)

 > Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 17:34:38 -0500
 > From: "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden>
 > %% Regarding Re: GNU enhancement -- $(xargs cmd, list); you wrote:
 >   rm> So, you guys up to adding this in the next release?  Or will I
 >   rm> always have to go back and hack it in myself?
 > I will look at it.  It would be nice if it were generalized to Windows
 > platforms, where people occasionally ask for what passes for here-doc
 > support for the Windows command.com.

I'm no windows guru...  I'll let someone else try that...

 > Also, it might be a Good Thing to try to integrate the temporary file
 > with the ^C handling in GNU make so that the temp file was removed even
 > if the user used ^C.  And, any creation of temp files needs to be
 > hardened to avoid DOS, etc. attacks.

I thought of this too.  If you give me some pointers, I'll try to prototype

 > Just a few offhand thoughts... :).



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