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Re: Better description for "define"?

From: SF Markus Elfring
Subject: Re: Better description for "define"?
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:01:59 +0100
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>> Would it help a bit to mention this information explicitly
>> in the manual?
> I'm not sure what you mean.  If you look up "define" in the GNU make
> manual index:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.html#Name-Index_fn_letter-D
> it will send you here:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.html#Multi_002dLine
> which is an entire section describing this feature with examples, and
> titled "Defining Multi-Line Variables".

Now I notice that the indexes are different between the manual versions
"one web page" and "page per node".
Is there any more synchronisation needed for this documentation?

Would a link be nice besides the paragraph "Variable definitions are
parsed as follows:" from the section "3.7 How make Reads a Makefile"
to the section "6.8 Defining Multi-Line Variables"?


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