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Re: Definition of alphanumeric?

* Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@iki.fi> [010402 01:32]:
> On 20010402T030737-0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > 	So, what is the provenance of this CURDIR variable? Has it
> >  been blessed by POSIX? indeed not.
> I believe this is irrelevant, as portable make is next to useless.

I'll admit I don't know make very well, but a cursory read-through of
O'Reilly's make book did not give me this impression.

Furthermore, there is no need to complicate matters worse -- if CURDIR
is not portable but PWD is portable, then only nutters would suggest
using CURDIR instead of PWD. (Apologies to the original poster; I figure
the portability issue was unknown to him or her.) There is no need to go
out of our way to make software unportable. (*sigh* Lookit me ma! Me
know English good!)

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