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Re: use of {} shell wildcards in debian/rules

On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 03:17:30PM +0100, Toby White wrote:
> Since they are Makefiles, there is no convention (is there?) for specifying
> which shell should be used to execute commands.

I use "export SHELL=/bin/bash" in the top of Makefiles where I use bashisms.
I greatly prefer that over making the makefile harder to read by conforming to
arcane POSIXisms.


Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)

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