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From Randy Terbush <ra...@Covalent.NET>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/helpers TestCompile
Date Wed, 09 Dec 1998 21:31:42 GMT
Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com> writes:
> Randy Terbush wrote:
> > 'make' defines an environment variable for the path for argv[0] when
> > it executes. If configure or Configure gets called from a Makefile,
> > then the variable will be set. Otherwise, we need to default to
> > defining it to 'make'. 
> > 
> 
> Agreed. But right now neither Configure nor configure are called from a
> Makefile. :(

Maybe yours isn't. :-)  This is really only an issue in an environment 
like mine where I am automating multiple builds through the use of
make.

> But could this cause problems? Let's assume that both use 'make' as
> a default, so when ./Configure is run, $(MAKE) expands to 'make'
> and the TestCompile works OK. But if after Configure is run, the user then
> types 'gmake' then what ./Configure used was "wrong", and isn't this
> the problem you're seeing now?
> 
> Anyway, this is all academic at this point. The 'nits' you mention above
> most likely handle all this.

I think that my commit is pretty robust and does not change much. ??


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