Subject: Re: new feature for bmake: read-only variables
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/01/2005 22:51:54
On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 09:51:09PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 10:41:30PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > 
> > Do you still need the block style when working with targets anyway? You
> > can just use ".READONLY: VAR VAR2"  all the time.
> You probably need it to mean 'assign once only' so that variables
> can be marked readonly before they are assigned to.

No, that would be difficult for a lot of stuff like variables
constructed via .for loops.