Subject: Re: OSF Dev Env (ODE) (was: fix for MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX=/obj make build)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 04/21/2000 11:07:52
> Anyhow, in many/most cases, it's a lot easier to understand what's
> going on when you use .for .
Yes...but .for has the problem that it's line-based; it's impossible to
generate sub-line amounts of text from a .for repetition.
This can usually be worked around if necessary, of course. But having
this construct available strikes me as a Good Thing.
> make really wants to be a functional language. Before you add an
> obscure way to express "mapcar", how about adding functions/macros
> with parameters first? :-)
m4! m4! :)
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