Subject: Re: make should unset $ENV
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 08/02/2003 11:20:31
On Fri, 01 Aug 2003, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> Well in my builds at work all trees are built in a "sandbox" that does just 
> that.  Ie. the PATH and environment are sanatized, mk.conf is ignored etc.

Me too.  When I need to be very careful, I use a wrapper that involves
both chroot and "env -".  But (as many people have mentioned) it's the
wrapper's job, not make's job, to do all this.

--apb (Alan Barrett)