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Re: [bug #51311] Checking search retries for implicit make rules

From: SF Markus Elfring
Subject: Re: [bug #51311] Checking search retries for implicit make rules
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2017 15:34:52 +0200
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> At the risk of stating the obvious, note that there is a trivial
> work-around for this - there is nothing special about dot in patterns,
> so you could merge the dot into what % matches to make it non-empty:

It might be acceptable to give up a character from either end
of the prefix (or suffix) for my toy example.

Will the pattern match be a bit more flexible with this trick
than what was originally intended?

I imagine that direct support would be nice for a placeholder
which can be treated as optional in such an use case.


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