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[bug #23468] end-of-line backslashes fails with perl (Cygwin, although
[bug #23468] end-of-line backslashes fails with perl (Cygwin, although I strongly believe it's general problem)
Tue, 03 Jun 2008 07:10:13 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #1, bug #23468 (project make):
Look in the NEWS file:
* WARNING: Backward-incompatibility!
In order to comply with POSIX, the way in which GNU make processes
backslash-newline sequences in command strings has changed. If your
makefiles use backslash-newline sequences inside of single-quoted
strings in command scripts you will be impacted by this change. See
the GNU make manual subsection "Splitting Command Lines" (node
"Splitting Lines"), in section "Command Syntax", chapter "Writing the
Commands in Rules", for details.
This is a feature, not a bug.
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