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Re: Environment variables

From: Greg Chicares
Subject: Re: Environment variables
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 11:38:25 +0000
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On 2005-8-19 9:37 UTC, Torsten Mohr wrote:
> some people in the office use GNU make 3.79.1 on Windows
> 2000 machines.
> They also set the environment variable MAKE_MODE to DOS.

I think that might be specific to cygwin make.

> I got interested and tried to find out what other variables
> influence the behaviour of "make", but did not find anything
> in the documentation.

There are a few, like
  SHELL (ms operating systems)
that are documented in the 3.79 manual.

> A "grep" through the sources showed that the combination
> "MAKE" and "MODE" only appears once in the sources, in a
> file that does not seem to influence the behaviour.

Perhaps you could get a complete list by grepping the
sources for 'getenv'.

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