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Re: [PATCH] Pass CONFIG_SHELL down if provided

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Pass CONFIG_SHELL down if provided
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 07:50:30 +0100
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>>    fi
>>        AS_EXIT(1)])])
>> +else
>>  fi
> Not sure about this one.  It is not wrong to pass SHELL down, but
> typically, inside the generated scripts you still won't be able to rely
> on its value.  config.status for example is called from Makefiles as
> well, not just from configure.
> Or maybe I have misunderstood the intent of this patch?

The subject is misleading; the intent of this patch is just to make sure
that the

   #! $SHELL

is right in the config.status script, matching the shell in which
config.status is supposed to run.  CONFIG_SHELL is "passed down" in the
sense that it is present in the file.


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