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Re: m4_pattern_forbid matches itself

From: Phil Edwards
Subject: Re: m4_pattern_forbid matches itself
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 14:55:59 -0400
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On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 11:49:32PM -0500, Raja R Harinath wrote:
> Try
>   m4_pattern_forbid([target][_alias],...)
> to break up any literal grepping of the file.  I don't know if it'll
> work, but it's worth a try.

Good thought.  I tried it, but unfortunately it doesn't change anything.

Any other ideas?  The few examples of m4_pattern_forbid I've seen all
seem to be matching isolated words, e.g., m4_pattern_forbid([^FOO$]),
which clearly won't help for trying to match part of a variable name.


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