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Re: make: :: embeded in targets

On Thu, 03 Mar 2011, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
The patch below, allows something like:

all: silly::target
        @echo hi

to work, instead of saying

make: don't know how to make silly::target. Stop

Hmm, but it will break this:

        @echo hi

Perhaps some sort of backslash escaping or variable substitution could be used? (silly\:\:target or silly${COLON}${COLON}target).

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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