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Re: [bug #38433] Example for "eval" in documentation contains error with
Re: [bug #38433] Example for "eval" in documentation contains error with "define"
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:56:27 -0800
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On 02/27/2013 11:30 AM, Philip Guenther wrote:
I appreciate your correction, but I still feel that the documentation on
the website would be more helpful if it at least mentioned that older
versions of make fail quietly when there is a "=" at the end of the
line. The reason is that make v. 3.81 is still in very wide use. For
instance, it is part of Ubuntu 12.04-LTS as well as Mint 14.
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Daniel Wagenaar
The example for the "eval" function in the documentation at
a syntax error that causes the example to fail quietly. The problem is in the
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
- Daniel Wagenaar