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Re: weird interaction between make and tcsh

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: weird interaction between make and tcsh
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 01:17:24 -0400

%% Edward Peschko <address@hidden> writes:

  ep> I'm having this weird interaction between csh and make - when I
  ep> use ``, as in:

You're wrong about the causes.

  ep> CC=`which gcc`

The "which" command is almost always implemented as a csh script.  So,
when you run "which" you start a C shell to run the script.

GNU make would never invoke csh itself.  It always runs /bin/sh (unless
you change the SHELL make variable of course).

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:            
 "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a professional." --Mad Scientist

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