Subject: Re: bin/47: Another make problem. -DPOSIX breaks imake generated files.
To: None <>
From: J.T. Conklin <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/17/1993 15:50:32
mycroft> From the make(1) source:
mycroft>          * Note that POSIX declares all lines that start with
mycroft>          * whitespace are shell commands, [...]
mycroft> I don't have the appropriate tome handy to check, but someone should.

Last night I carefully studied the final draft of POSIX.2 --- and can
see no indication that the above is true.  Shell commands start with
tabs, not whitespace. Our make's POSIX behavior must have been based
on an earlier draft.

I'm going to check in the fixed code now.