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Re: White Space Problems--Again

From: Greg Chicares
Subject: Re: White Space Problems--Again
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 01:28:40 +0000
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On 2009-03-28 22:30Z, Tom Browder wrote:
> [...]  I'm used to quoting a token if I want embedded spaces

But 'make' variables are more list oriented, and quote characters
often won't do what you might be expecting. Thus,
  _a_ _b_ _c_
is the output of this makefile:

x := "a b c"
z := $(foreach h,$(x),_$(h)_)

.PHONY: all
        @echo $(z)

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