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Re: Build error: "nmake info" in "emacs/man"

From: Benjamin Riefenstahl
Subject: Re: Build error: "nmake info" in "emacs/man"
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 15:57:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi Peter,

Sorry I wasn't following too closely, so I missed some context before.

> On 2004-09-10 20:08, Benjamin Riefenstahl wrote:
>> The difference is the shell used.  & is documented as a command
>> separator for CMD.EXE.  I don't know if COMMAND.COM also supports
>> it (on 98/Me).

"Peter 'Luna' Runestig" <address@hidden> writes:
> But '&' is like "fork of in the background" with bash, right? That
> would not be what you want then... Maybe use '&&' instead?

Yes, right.  So if you are using bash "a & b" would mean something

OTOH "&&" is AND in both shells, so "a && b" might work, assuming that
the first command doesn't return some error code.


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