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Re: fix for win32/

Nick Ing-Simmons
April 3, 2001 01:37
Re: fix for win32/
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Vadim Konovalov <> writes:
>> > my $make = shift;
>> > my $dep  = shift;
>> > my $dir  = shift;
>> >
>> >works not as expected on my system because it's called
>> >as "dmake -S [argumentarios]"
>> It might be better to patch to "quote" $(MAKE),
>> what does the -S do (I just treat dmake like Unix make and hope
>> for the best.)

Still does not answer what -S does - should we keep it and pass
to sub-make ?

>"Quote" arguments on Win32 platform, and even expect it to work in general
>You're really brave warrior.
>Although if dmake will not call Win32's native shell and will pass arguments
>directly to the program to be called, may be some kind of luck will appear
>for a moment.
>BTW why GNU make is not used? because of GPL?

There wasn't a VC++/Mingw32 port of GNU make when we started,
and cygwin was unstable.

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