Subject: Re: make: adding .export
To: Simon Gerraty <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/10/2007 11:45:12
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On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 11:15:21AM -0700, Simon Gerraty wrote:
  | The patch below, adds a .export facility which is pretty analagous to
  | gmake's.  It is often handy to set macros for tools like PERL, and
  | export them to all children.
  | Actual export of vars that have '$' in their values is delayed until
  | we fork a child, while a bit expensive in compat mode, this ensures
  | accurate results and minimizes the ability of setenv to leak memory in
  | the parent.

Seems like a reasonable idea to me.

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