Subject: Re: pkglint -Wall
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/05/2006 14:58:20
On Sun, 05 Feb 2006, Roland Illig wrote:
> I would favor ${CPPFLAGS:Qsed:Q}, which looks much friendlier, but all
> ancient and current make(1) versions do not know the :Qsed modifier
> yet.

It should be easy to implement :Qfoo modifiers in make(1).

> Or maybe define a variable Qsed=C/\\/\\\\/g:C/&/\\\&/ and then write
> ${EVIL:${Qsed}:Q}, but that is also not supported.

There has already been a suggestion to add this, and a patch.  See

--apb (Alan Barrett)