Subject: Re: printing expanded variables?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/02/2003 22:30:38
[ On Tuesday, September 2, 2003 at 16:44:42 (-0700), Simon J. Gerraty wrote: ]
> Subject: printing expanded variables?
> Anyone find it frustrating when make -V FOO shows you just ${FU}?
> Sometimes you want, that, but often you just want to know what it
> expands to.  Changing the behavior of -V would of course break the
> world, so how about -v for the expanded version? (ok I'm lousy at
> naming things ;-)

Very good idea in general, but how about "-E" for "evaluate"?

						Greg A. Woods

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