Subject: Re: acorn32 make sets prob
To: Ben Harris <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: port-arm
Date: 03/26/2002 17:34:24
On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 04:25:37PM +0000, Ben Harris wrote:
> Make runs each command in a makefile in a separate subshell.  For
> efficiency, if a command contains no shell metacharacters, it might exec
> it directly, and that applies to that "cd" line.  If you want the "cd" to
> be useful, do something like "echo here; cd ... && echo there".

Ah yes.. I remember that from libpng now.. FWIW my musings are in
port-arm32/16064. Is there a list owner for acorn32? Apparently I'm still
not subscribed. Another bit was in
src/distrib/sets/lists/{base,comp}/md.acorn32* are mentioned,
yet only seems to be installed (no symlinks as far as I can
see). (All this on a RiscPC)