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RE: another really dumb question

From: Mark Galeck (CW)
Subject: RE: another really dumb question
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:40:43 -0800

> define FOOBAR
> FOO := bar
> $(info $(FOO))
> endef

> The expansions of FOOBAR happen in call, but this just treats the value
> of the variable as a string, it doesn't interpret it.

I guess what I was having trouble with, is this "interpret it".  Only eval 
"interprets it", if I just put a loose $(call ... somewhere, or any other 
function, other than eval or using eval, outside of a rule, it means nothing.  


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