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Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/make
On Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 12:58:23PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Log Message:
> Explain variable expansion better. Requested by Aleksey Cheusov
This is wrong. Loop variables are not exapnded on each loop iteration.
Each loop iteration effectively creates a new variable. The rest of his
confusion comes from two simple facts:
(1) += is lazy in bmake. This is different from FreeBSD, where it forces
(2) The evaluation of j is lazy as well. That's why he sees the last
Therefore I don't agree with the content and it is actually making
things a lot more complicated than necessary.
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