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Re: target-specific 'define'd variables (3.80)?

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: target-specific 'define'd variables (3.80)?
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 11:58:36 -0400

%% "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden> writes:

  pds> I don't see any reason technically that it couldn't be done.  The
  pds> parser would need to be massaged somewhat.  I can't remember
  pds> whether the function that parses define/endef also creates the
  pds> variable, or whether it just returns a string containing the
  pds> value and the caller creates the variable; if the former it
  pds> should be pretty simple.  If the latter a bit less tidy.  Offhand
  pds> I'd guess it's the latter.

Sheesh, I got that totally backwards.  If the function sets the
variable, it's less tidy.  If the function returns a string value, it's
pretty simple.


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