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Re: make bootstrap fails.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: make bootstrap fails.
Date: 02 Feb 2004 00:46:46 +0100
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Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:

> Kim Storm wrote:
>    Kai Grossjohann <address@hidden> writes:
>    > "Steven T. Hatton" <address@hidden> writes:
>    > 
>    > > (cd src;      make  mostlyclean)
>    > > /bin/sh: line 1: cd: src: No such file or directory
>    > 
>    > cd fails.  So maybe it's $CDPATH or something like this?
>    Maybe using cd ./src is safer ?
> Except that src is not the only problem.  There are plenty of relative
> names used all over Makefile.in.  I am not an expert in Makefiles, but
> would the logical thing not be to execute stuff in a subshell, and
> either set CDPATH to the appropriate value or unset it?  Makefile.in
> already seems to do the latter at several places, but maybe there are
> some inadvertent omissions.

Things are executed in a subshell, so I guess the Makefile should
be able to unset CDPATH in the environment at the global level.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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