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Re: CVS commit: src/share/mk

In article <>,
David Laight  <> wrote:
>On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 03:55:22PM +0000, Matt Thomas wrote:
>> Module Name: src
>> Committed By:        matt
>> Date:                Fri May  3 15:55:22 UTC 2013
>> Modified Files:
>>      src/share/mk:
>> Log Message:
>> Use !empty(MACHINE_ARCH:Mearm*) instead of ${MACHINE_ARCH:Mearm*} != ""
>Any reason?
>Make finds it much harder to parse empty().

make finds it? how so? It has to do more work to parse the second form,
plus writing the second form is ambiguous. does the LHS need quoting or
not. Why? Will single quotes work too?


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