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Re: Space in dirs break `make install`

From: Ole Tange
Subject: Re: Space in dirs break `make install`
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2020 14:10:28 +0100

On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 2:19 PM Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com> wrote:
> This is a mess, but see how it _always_ expands $(DESTDIR)$(bindir)
> inside shell quotes?  To handle spaces in installation directories
> correctly, you have to do the same thing in every rule you write
> yourself.

You are absolutely right. I copied that from an example in 2014,
though I have no ideas where from.

Thanks for your help.


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