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Re: [PATCH] Portability fix for GNU make 3.79.1.

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Portability fix for GNU make 3.79.1.
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 20:52:44 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hi Eric,

* Eric Blake wrote on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 08:42:45PM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues <at> gmx.de> writes:
> > 
> > * top/GNUmakefile: Avoid 'else COND', which older GNU make
> > versions do not understand.

> This patch causes problems:
> $ make -C build distcheck
> make: Entering directory `/home/eblake/m4/build'
> GNUmakefile:76: *** commands commence before first target.  Stop.

Which make version is that?

> make: Leaving directory `/home/eblake/m4/build'
> I hate file formats that are sensitive to whitespace.  But since that is the 
> culprit, I'm committing the obvious fix that replaces the TABs you inserted 
> back to spaces.

Thanks, and sorry about this glitch,

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