Subject: Re: printing expanded variables?
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From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/02/2003 23:51:09
I have no objection to -E, I'm certainly not that keen on -v ;-)
Any better suggestions out there?  I'll go with -E absent objections.


On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 22:30:38 -0400 (EDT), "Greg A. Woods" writes:
>[ 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"?