bugmake - Bugs: bug #51014, .SHELLSTATUS not always set...


bug #51014: .SHELLSTATUS not always set correctly when $(shell ...) terminated by signal

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 12 May 2017 06:22:29 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Bug
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Paul D. Smith <psmith> Open/Closed:  Closed
Component Version:  4.2.1 Operating System:  POSIX-Based
Fixed Release:  4.3 Triage Status:  Small Effort

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Mon 10 Jul 2017 01:56:59 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed pushed to SCM; will be in the next release.  Thanks for the report!

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Fri 12 May 2017 06:22:29 PM UTC, original submission:  

It looks like the value of .SHELLSTATUS is not always set correctly when the $(shell …) command is terminated by a signal. 

Here’s a Makefile which demonstrates this behavior:

STDOUT := $(shell kill -s SEGV $$$$)
$(info status=$(.SHELLSTATUS) stdout="$(STDOUT)")

all :
@echo "done"

On Debian 8 Linux and OSX 10.12.2 using gmake 4.2.1 I get the following output:

status=0 stdout=" "

On Windows 10 also using gmake 4.2.1 I get the following output:

status=267 stdout=" "

On Linux and OSX I would have expected the behavior I'm seeing on Windows 10, where gmake receives a non-zero exit value from the recipe.




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    2017-07-10 psmith StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => psmith
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => 4.3
        Triage StatusNone => Small Effort
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