Subject: Re: patches to fix make -j
To: None <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/18/2003 14:58:04
On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 10:19:04 -0600, James Chacon writes:
>> Keeping the ability to spec a shell is good - Solaris loses unless you
>> use ksh for example.
>Or xpg4/bin/sh (which is what we suggest in the docs)

But which may not be present.  ksh is (I think) always there.

>Potentially a shell could provide something equivilant and for some versions o
>sh/ksh on systems it does work this way. So, it still gives people the option
>more than anything. As far as the ksh spec, I'll just make it look like the
>sh spec before I commit.