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Re: Autoconf 2.49d test: Command not found

From: Lars J. Aas
Subject: Re: Autoconf 2.49d test: Command not found
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 16:07:24 +0100
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On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 02:20:02PM +0000, John Poltorak wrote:
: On further investigation, it seems to be coming from here:-
: $(srcdir)/version.texi: stamp-vti
:       @:
: My Make struggles to understand '@:'. 
: What is it supposed to mean?

@ tags the make rule so that make doesn't display it before executing it,
and : is the command.  It's basically a "nop" in this context.  I don't
get why it's there - shouldn't be necessary from what I know about portable

  Lars J
Innovation is one percent inspiration and ninetynine percent perspiration,
and in my case; twice that...  -- Norville Barnes, `The Hudsucker Proxy'

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