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Re: value of a macro parameter and position of )

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: value of a macro parameter and position of )
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 10:41:11 +0100
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Vincent Torri <address@hidden> writes:

> Hey,
> i've written a macro with 2 parameters. Suppose that the macro name is
> FOO, if I use it like that in the file:
> FOO([var1]
>   ["yes"]
> )

Did you mean to write comma after [var1]?  Without it there is only one

> the value of the 2nd parameter in the macro is not yes, but yes followed
> by a new line

See node Macro Arguments in the m4 documentation: only leading unquoted
whitespace is skipped when collecting macro arguments.  All other
whitespace will become part of the argument.


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