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Re: portable way to normalize whitespace?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: portable way to normalize whitespace?
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:11:54 -0700
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On 02/09/2011 11:44 AM, Daily, Jeff A wrote:
> I'm aware of GNU make's text processing functions.  Specifically, I'm looking 
> for the $(strip string) functionality, but hopefully portable.  Is this 
> functionality available portably?  Thanks.

Portably within make, no.  As a shell sub-process, yes, using common
shell text processing programs (such as sed).

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