Subject: Re: bmake-20071008 posted
To: Simon Gerraty <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/12/2007 21:30:37
On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 10:19:35AM -0700, Simon Gerraty wrote:
> Anyway, the following in a makefile should do what you want.
> It basically says to use /usr/xpg4/bin/sh with all the internal settings
> for /bin/sh
> .SHELL: name=sh path=/usr/xpg4/bin/sh

Note that this has to be done for every Makefile and I would go as far
as requiring xpg4 sh for Solaris in every case to get some sanity.

> I'll take a look at


> BTW What was the minor bug? 

Just related to the patch, the follow-up from rillig fixed that.