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Re: escape "\:" not working properly

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: escape "\:" not working properly
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2006 23:02:45 -0500

%% "Jason Sheu" <address@hidden> writes:

  js> I cannot seem to escape ":" from the name name. Here is a test
  js> Makefile.

Using colons in prerequisite names is not supported by make (same with
spaces in names).

There is an enhancement request on this in the Savannah bug database.

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