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Re: Quoted file names matching a pattern?

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Quoted file names matching a pattern?
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 10:48:40 -0400

%% "Angel Tsankov" <address@hidden> writes:

  at> $(wildcard *.cpp) returns a list of all files that have th .cpp
  at> suffix. One or more of these files may contain a space in the
  at> name, which makes the list not very useful. Is it possible to get
  at> a list of quoted files names that match a pattern?

Quoted filenames won't help because make doesn't do quotes.

Basically, it is very, very difficult, even impossible, to handle
filenames containing whitespace using make.

You should avoid such files.

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:            
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