Subject: Re: latest make in -current broken?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/09/2001 10:36:17
On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> Anyone object to the current patch?

It's not clear to me that the quoting done with something similar to
sprintf(string, "%s='%s'", name, value) will correctly handle values
with embedded quotation marks.  Wouldn't it be better to use make's
${VAR:Q} quoting mechanism?

--apb (Alan Barrett)