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Re: [bug #38433] Example for "eval" in documentation contains error with

From: Philip Guenther
Subject: Re: [bug #38433] Example for "eval" in documentation contains error with "define"
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:30:01 -0800

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Daniel Wagenaar
<address@hidden> wrote:
> The example for the "eval" function in the documentation at
> http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/html_node/Eval-Function.html contains
> a syntax error that causes the example to fail quietly. The problem is in the
> line
>      define PROGRAM_template =
> This line should not have "=" at the end.

No, that line is perfectly correct.  The problem is that you're still
running version 3.81, which was obsoleted almost 3 years ago.  Upgrade
to 3.82.   Or use "info make" to read the documentation that's
installed on your system and therefore matches the version you're

Philip Guenther

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