[gccsdk] make: File '-c' not found
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Sat Jan 31 04:32:43 PST 2015
On Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:51:55 -0000, Ron <beeb at woosh.co.nz> wrote:
> In message <cb70628e54.beeb at ron1954.woosh.co.nz>
> Ron <beeb at woosh.co.nz> wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure the -c thing is because your Makefile SHELL variable
>> is resolving to something that doesn't understand the -c switch.
>> I think the default for /bin/bash is just the RISC OS CLI unless you
>> add a ported shell and adjust the path accordingly.
>> You could try the existing port of bash, or email me for a copy of the
>> slimmer dash, which I found (recently) to work well with make.
>> If you are using a Linux style Makefile there may be other commands you
>> find missing.
> From the gnu make manual
> 'The program used as the shell is taken from the variable SHELL. If this
> variable is not set in your makefile, the program /bin/sh is used as the
> shell. The argument(s) passed to the shell are taken from the variable
> .SHELLFLAGS. The default value of .SHELLFLAGS is -c normally, or -ec in
> POSIX-conforming mode.'
> You may see a difference just by using (in the makefile)
> .SHELLFLAGS =
> Ron M.
Thank you very much for your insights, Ron. I thought you'd nailed it with
that, but actually setting .SHELLFLAGS seems to make no difference. That
maybe a bug in make 3.81 (which is the current version on riscos.info), as
I don't really understand how the SHELL variable works for the RISC OS
port of make. As Ron says, and according to the manual, the default value
of SHELL is "/bin/sh", which makes no sense on RISC OS. Does the port in
fact just direct commands at the RISC OS command line unless SHELL is set
to something else?
I did install the port of bash and added "SHELL = bash" to the Makefile,
and then it works, but only if I substitute "echo" for "printf" - "printf"
obviously isn't a bash command.
I'd ideally like to use the RISC OS command line as the shell, not bash,
but this "-c" issue is flummoxing me.
If anyone else can confirm the .SHELLFLAGS issue is peculiar to make 3.81,
that would be great.
Many thanks for any help,
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