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Re: blank line following trailing backslash

From: Andreas
Subject: Re: blank line following trailing backslash
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 22:00:06 +0100
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Am Montag, 26. Januar 2009 schrieb Ralf Wildenhues:
> Hello Andreas,
> * Andreas wrote on Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 06:42:52PM CET:
> >     fileA.c \
> >     fileB.c \
> >     fileC.c
> [...]
> > This is not nice so I thought well let's add a backslash after the
> > last file and add an empty line at the end. Then there's no need to
> > modify the fileC line and everybody just adds a line to the list. This
> > can be resolved. But automake doesn't like this at all. Even though it
> > is clearly visible that this is not wrong it complains. It doesn't
> > even warn about this it produces an error.
> Jan already provided a way around this.  Here's why automake warns about
> it at all: it is not portable to have a backslash followed by a blank
> line, as some make implementations are rather unpredictable with it:
> <
> <
> Hope that helps.
> Cheers,
> Ralf

Ok, ich verstehe. Ich muß zugeben meine Make und Automake Kenntnisse sind eher 
gering, aber könnte man nicht eine Warnung ausgeben und den letzten Backslash 
entfernen? Immerhin erkennt man ihn, es sollte also möglich sein ihn auch weg 
zu nehmen....


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