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RE: bash and make are trapped in an endless loop
- From: "Ross Boulet" <ross at rossb dot com>
- To: <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 09:53:39 -0500
- Subject: RE: bash and make are trapped in an endless loop
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Malingering List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
> ----Original Message----
> >From: Christian Matuszewski
> >Sent: 27 June 2005 12:42
> > Hi,
> > if i start a fresh cygwin shell and I enter an asterisk
> at the prompt:
> > $ *
> > then nothing happens. That's OK, although one could
> expect a message like:
> > "bash: *: command not found".
> > But when i execute the following Makefile:
> > foo:
> > *
> > and then make stays in an endless loop which prints
> > y
> > y
> > y
> > ...
> > to stdout
> > When i then kill make with Ctrl-C and enter the asterisk
> in the command
> > line, I have the same behaviour, i. e. executing '*'
> will give the same
> > messages and ends in an endless loop.
Maybe it's just Monday and I'm brain dead, but I couldn't
find WDDTT in the OLOCA or elsewhere. Could someone please