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Re: makes which break with `silent-rules'

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: makes which break with `silent-rules'
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 15:22:14 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

sorry, hit the send key too early.

* Ralf Wildenhues wrote on Sun, May 24, 2009 at 03:20:04PM CEST:
> IRIX make barfs if the inner macro expansion is used without $() or ${}
> even for one-character macros.  IOW, IRIX make barfs over $(foo$V) but
> copes with $(foo$(V)).

There are also some make implementations that barf over a macro
expansion recursion depth greater than 2, i.e., $(foo$(bar$(baz)))
is not portable either.  Dunno if there are situations in which that
functionality cannot be emulated through repeataed depth 2 recursion.

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