Subject: Re: make: sh -e shouldn't be used in compat mode?
To: None <>
From: Simon Gerraty <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/05/2004 16:10:48
On Wed, 5 May 2004 15:27:39 -0500, James Chacon writes:
>Musta missed that. -e is a valid POSIX option to sh, but why compat mode
>would use it is beyond me. Compat doesn't group commands and just executes
>each line one by one so checking return code should be enough there.

Does anyone object to simply ripping -e out for compat mode?
If not I plan to do that, and also implement the '+' commandline
prefix (means execute the line even when -n -q or -t is given).
Sounds like an interesting bit of rope ;-)