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Re: Bug: make fails to execute .BAT files with space in the path, with S
Re: Bug: make fails to execute .BAT files with space in the path, with SHELL=cmd.exe
Thu, 02 May 2013 22:35:45 +0300
> Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 21:22:34 +0200
> From: Erik Carstensen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> What I meant is that it's a GNU make bug that the first line does work.
Yes, but it worked like that since about forever.
> > I don't want to rock the boat any further in this regard before the
> > next release of Make, so I don't want to forcibly disable '..' quoting
> > support when cmd.exe is used. Make worked like that forever; I think
> > one incompatible change per release is more than enough ;-)
> That's a shame... this means that it will continue to be risky to use ' in
> recipes. I would count it as a single change to fix short-circuiting to
> actually interpret quoting like cmd.
It's not a single change, believe me. It's a tip of an iceberg.
Feel free to submit a Savannah bug, so that this is not forgotten.
Barring any disasters, I will get to this, eventually. Or maybe
someone else will.
Re: Bug: make fails to execute .BAT files with space in the path, with SHELL=cmd.exe, Erik Carstensen, 2013/05/02