rebuilding for MIPS cross-compile

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sat Apr 5 18:27:00 GMT 1997


Jim Balter, you wrote:
> 
> Fergus Henderson wrote:
> 
> > Try
> > 
> >       bash$ FOO=hello echo $FOO
> 
> What are you expecting that to do?  $FOO gets evaluated when the
> line is read, before FOO is set, on *any* system.

Oops.  Of course you're right.  The command should be

          bash$ FOO=hello bash -c 'echo $FOO'

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