[Rake-devel] the origin of the strange bug on win2k

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Wed May 4 22:46:01 EDT 2005


On Wednesday 04 May 2005 10:14 pm, Lionel Thiry wrote:
> I think it is because comspec (the win2k shell) doesn't substitute
> variables the same way as unix shell does.

Thanks for tracking this down.  I'm not sure yet what to do.  I could disable 
the test on windows, but then it fails to test the feature it is designed to 
test.

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