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Re: toolchain/38315: make: ?= should resolve LHS

The following reply was made to PR toolchain/38315; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Simon J. Gerraty" <>
Subject: Re: toolchain/38315: make: ?= should resolve LHS 
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 07:37:01 -0700

 > I am not sure about calling VarFind twice.  
 The alternative? 
 Both gmake and freebsd's make print OK for my test case btw.
 >What happens in this case:
 Assuming you mean for
        @echo V.$$= ${V.$$}
 gmake prints 'foo'
 our make (without without my patch) prints nothing.
 did you mean something else?  
 >      DOLLAR = $$
 >      LBRACE = {
 >      RBRACE = }
 >      V.$$ = foo
 >      V.$$${LBRACE}DOLLAR${RBRACE} = bar
 >      V.${DOLLAR} ?= baz

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