Subject: Re: How to properly use shell commands that are defined in make(1)
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/24/2005 16:01:06
On Thu, 24 Nov 2005, Roland Illig wrote:

> Quite a few shell programs in pkgsrc use commands similar to how they are used
> in the pkgsrc Makefiles. As it were much better if the tools were used not
> only similar but _equal_ to inside Makefiles, I've written a quiet little, but
> useful make(1) target:

Why not use show-vars-eval?  make(1) uses ${FOO} form, and if you use
show-vars-eval, a shell script can also use ${FOO} form for exactly thye
same result.

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>