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Re: what is this shell call trying to solve?

From: Lars J. Aas
Subject: Re: what is this shell call trying to solve?
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 17:45:28 +0100
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On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 08:35:14AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
: ===
: ----- Original Message -----
: From: "Raja R Harinath" <address@hidden>
: > > I think that is probably a bug.  I can't think of why we'd be doing
: > > that intentionally.  Can you?  Akim, do you know?
: >
: > IIRC, it was added by Alexandre Oliva.  The only reason I can think
: > of is a really really broken VPATH implementation: one that fails to
: > attach to the source filename the VPATH component it found the source
: in.
: I.e. The SunOS Make, IIRC.

If I'm not mistaken, IRIX make does this - locates the file with VPATH
but doesn't prefix the directory component in $<.

  Lars J

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