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Re: Dynamic adjustments of build dependencies for the number of availabl

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: Dynamic adjustments of build dependencies for the number of available processors
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 02:45:15 -0500

On Tue, 2015-01-06 at 07:05 +0100, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
> > I wrote some blog posts about eval and other metaprogramming techniques
> > in make that you might find interesting:
> > 
> > http://make.mad-scientist.net/category/metaprogramming/
> I find this article also useful and helpful for my software development tasks.
> You mention a construct "define … endef" there. It seems that you call it
> as a macro in the section "N-ary Evaluation".
> I wonder where these terms are explained in make's manual. I would also
> appreciate an addition for such key words to the documentation index.

These are my personal blog posts.  They may use different terminology
than the manual.

The "define" construct is already in the index.

There is a brief reference to "macro" in the manual:


  (In some other versions of make, variables are called macros.)

I'm not sure such trivial mention merits an addition to the index.

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