Subject: Re: make $(...:U)
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/16/2000 22:33:04
In article <200004152244.SAA01627@Twig.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>,
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
> I've just implemented a new variable modifier in make(1), namely, :U.
> Loosely speaking, this does a uniq on the variable's words, much as one
> can say that :O does a sort on them.  (Normally, one would use :O:U, to
> sort and then drop duplicates, but this doesn't have to be so.)  I did
> this because I found a need for it.
> I'm writing here to solicit comments on whether this would be a Good
> Thing to have in the main tree.  Thoughts?

sounds good to me.