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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-apr/apr/lib Makefile.in
Date Fri, 26 Mar 1999 15:54:53 GMT
Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> 
> In article <19990325201230.5286.qmail@hyperreal.org> you wrote:
> > coar        99/03/25 12:12:29
> 
> >    SYS_HW=`(uname -m) 2>/dev/null` || SYS_HW="unknown"
> >    SYS_VER=`(uname -v) 2>/dev/null` || SYS_VER="unknown"
> >    SYS_SW=`(uname -s) 2>/dev/null` || SYS_SW="unknown"
> >[...]
> >   -if test "$SYS_SW" = "AIX"; then
> >   +if (test "$SYS_SW" = "AIX"); then
> 
> Just a hint: the subshell-notation with () is unusual and not necessary AFAIK.

I don't think it's unusual; I see it frequently.  And it doesn't
do any harm.  Besides, the SYS_* lines were essentially copied
from the current src/Configure, so it's not as though I'm
introducing anything new. :-)
-- 
#ken    P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
"Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

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