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Re: trailing whitespace in make macros

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: trailing whitespace in make macros
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 08:21:21 -0700
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On 01/22/2011 11:41 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * Eric Blake wrote on Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 03:03:02PM CET:
>> Should we also mention the converse issue of non-comments?  That is,
>> Posix requires that # embedded in the middle of a rule (and not a macro)
>> is okay.  Which is why gnulib's include-next module works [...]
> Yes, sure.  There already exists a node "Comments in Make Rules",
> so it would fit there, with appropriate cross-references.  OK?
> Eventually, the chapter might benefit from a bit of reordering,
> but this too, can be done later in a separate patch I think.
> Thanks,
> Ralf
>     docs: document how to use comment characters in rules.
>     * doc/autoconf.texi (Comments in Make Rules): Explain how to
>     produce a `#' in a rule.
>     (Comments in Make Macros): Add cross reference.
>     Suggestion from Eric Blake.

Looks good for committing now.  As you say, any massive reorg of this
chapter can come as a separate patch.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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