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Re: need a blank at end of line in makefile


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: need a blank at end of line in makefile
Date: 16 Oct 2002 05:09:08 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

>>>>> "jpw" == John Paul Wallington <address@hidden> writes:

jpw> Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Gentlemen, your crudely constructed Makefile mode is apparently
>> thinking it is smarter than me and removing the blank I want to put   
>> echo aaa bbb|tr -d \ <---h

jpw> When in Makefile mode do C-h m.  It says:

jpw> blah blah blah ...

jpw> `makefile-cleanup-continuations':
jpw>    If this variable is set to a non-nil value then Makefile mode
jpw>    will assure that no line in the file ends with a backslash
jpw>    (the continuation character) followed by any whitespace.
jpw>    This is done by silently removing the trailing whitespace, leaving
jpw>    the backslash itself intact.
jpw>    IMPORTANT: Please note that enabling this option causes Makefile mode
jpw>    to MODIFY A FILE WITHOUT YOUR CONFIRMATION when "it seems
jpw>    necessary".

jpw> Set it to nil.  HTH.

OK, but isn't it non-nifty that the Important Capital Letters stuff is on
by default, unlike something one need consider carefully before
choosing.  Whereas other not so loud lines in the file are left nil.
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