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Re: make: avoid breaking backwards compatability

In article <>,
Joerg Sonnenberger  <> wrote:
>I disagree on this. I have seen the "fix" in bin/sh committed by xtos,
>but I don't agree with the behavior change. The cases I know of did not
>involve variable expansion, just plain backslash at the end of the
>commands. Semantically there *is* a newline here, so breaking it is

The trailing newline is the least of your problems (none of the Makefiles
in the tree had it and only a couple of programs in pkgsrc were affected).
The biggest difference is the whitespace treatment around the newline.


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