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Re: [joist-cvs] CVS update: joist/conf Makefile

Author edk
Full name Ed Korthof
Date 2001-03-28 11:16:52 PST
Message On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 09:59:21AM -0800, Daniel Rall wrote:
> I don't understand this commit at all. The enclosing "" around the
> shell variables should make the foreach thingger treat "$(VAR)" as a
> single element, rather than a list of elements...

Well, without the quotes, solaris sh chokes on it cause it evaluates it

for f in ;

and it sas the semicolon is unexpected. Even the if block alone isn't
sufficient to protect things -- sh tries to parse the stuff inside the
if block and chokes there.

I'd prefer to do away with the section entirely -- there are no httpd
conf files, I get really sick of dealing with solaris sh stupidity like
this, and I don't see *any* value that the section in question brings.
Certainly it has brought me lots of headaches.


cheers --


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