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RE: pkg/37075 (readme target broken on Slackware Lunix 10.2)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/37075; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "De Zeurkous" <>
Subject: RE: pkg/37075 (readme target broken on Slackware Lunix 10.2)
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 00:17:22 -0000 (UTC)

 On Mon, October 8, 2007 00:12, wrote:
 > Synopsis: readme target broken on Slackware Lunix 10.2
 > State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
 > State-Changed-By:
 > State-Changed-When: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 00:12:27 +0000
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > This is not a bug. Assuming you have a POSIX conforming shell,
 Slackware has bash(1) (*shudder*) as it's /bin/sh.
 > exec does not use built-in or function, but expects a real program.
 > Therefore you are calling the wrong make.
 It was merely a construction to avoid exactly this kind of replies. I'm
 using an interactive shell and certainly no exec in practice. Besides,
 I've already debunked this 'myth' on pkgsrc-users. Please re-open.
 --De Zeurkous.

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