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FYI: $<

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: FYI: $<
Date: 18 Sep 2001 16:39:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.4 (Artificial Intelligence)

Index: ChangeLog
from  Akim Demaille  <address@hidden>
        * doc/autoconf.texi (Limitations of Make) <$<>: New.

2001-09-18  Akim Demaille  <address@hidden>

Index: doc/autoconf.texi
RCS file: /cvs/autoconf/doc/autoconf.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.530
diff -u -u -r1.530 autoconf.texi
--- doc/autoconf.texi 2001/09/18 14:21:51 1.530
+++ doc/autoconf.texi 2001/09/18 14:31:10
@@ -9112,6 +9112,12 @@
 executed by the shell, all its weaknesses are address@hidden
 @table @asis
address@hidden @code{$<}
address@hidden says that the @samp{$<} construct in makefiles can be used
+only in inference rules and in the @samp{.DEFAULT} rule; its meaning in
+ordinary rules is unspecified.  Solaris 8's @command{make} for instance
+will replace it with the argument.
 @item Leading underscore in macro names
 Some Make don't support leading underscores in macro names, such as on
 NEWS-OS 4.2R.

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