Subject: Re: latest make in -current broken?
To: None <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/09/2001 09:12:29
> 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?

I originally used that, but it broke the use of :O:u for duplicate
supression.   But of coures I'm not using that now.  Yes :Q would be
better.   Thanks.