On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Keith Marshall wrote:
> On 26/08/12 15:31, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>> I ran in to an issue building make as a result of MSYS including the
>> current directory in the path. I ended up having to remove the
>> current directory from the path in order for the make build process to
>> complete (it kept picking up the make.exe that was being built). I
>> seem to remember there being some discussion of this a while back and
>> I guess the decision was to keep it. Is there any chance to revisit
>> this decision since it isn't common with other 'nix platforms I use
>> (and it problematic in the 'make' build)?
> FWIW, I don't like that configuration either, but I do understand
> Earnie's rationale for adopting it. I add a hook script, in my local
> /etc/profile.d, to rewrite PATH *after* /etc/profile has initialised
> it, to reinitialise it as I prefer.
Or you can create a temporary alias while building make to avert the
need to use PATH.