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Re: CYGWIN_NT-5.0 ZPC207050 1.3.22(0.78/3/2) bug
Hornsby, Kelly wrote:
> I just discovered that an environment variable OSTYPE is not longer
exported by default to a
> subprocess under this version of Cygwin. Why did this occur? Was it
> inadvertent? I use this often, and although I can perform an export
OSTYPE explicitly, I now
> have lots of broken makefiles that won't work anymore. Do you have any
> can this guy be fixed in the next minor release?
Nothing to do with Cygwin.
This was a change in the upstream version of bash, in version 2.05a.
This version was released as a Cygwin package in NOVEMBER 2001 !!!
Your makefiles are making an invalid assumption that OSTYPE will always be
defined. Fix them to not assume that.
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