bin/113518: [patch] make(1): Prevent execution when command is a comment
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The following reply was made to PR bin/113518; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com>
To: Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at stack.nl>, sjg at freebsd.org
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/113518: [patch] make(1): Prevent execution when command is a comment
Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2012 07:35:01 -0500
On 4 November 2012 07:20, Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at stack.nl> wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR bin/113518; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at stack.nl>
> To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, ed at fxq.nl
> Cc: sjg at FreeBSD.org
> Subject: Re: bin/113518: [patch] make(1): Prevent execution when command is a
> Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2012 13:11:58 +0100
> In PR bin/113518:
> > [patch to teach make about the shell's comment character]
> The first thing here is whether there are actually real-life Makefiles
> containing shell commands consisting only of comments. I only find a
> few in /usr/ports/Mk:
> jilles at jaguar /usr/ports/Mk% grep $'^[ \t]\\+#' *
> bsd.gecko.mk: # XXX: make sure bsdtar(1) corrected symlinks
> bsd.kde4.mk: # Check that the component is valid.
> bsd.kde4.mk: # Skip meta-components (e.g., kdeprefix).
> bsd.kde4.mk: # Check if a dependency type is explicitly requested.
> bsd.kde4.mk: # If no dependency type is set, default to full dependency.
> bsd.kde4.mk: # Set real dependencies.
[10017 eitan at radar /usr/ports !130!]%find . -name Makefile\*|xargs
grep $'^[ \t]\\+#'|wc -l
> Secondly, I don't think such new features should be added to make(1)
> when it is planned to replace it with bmake (sjg@ cc'ed). Also, bmake
> generally knows less about the shell than make(1) does so it does not
> seem to fit in to add it to bmake.
Shall this bug be closed?
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