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Re: is this a make bug?
On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 08:03:37PM +0000, Simon Gerraty wrote:
> > > FOO := bar:S/zop/flop/
> > >
> > > for which the output you got would be correct.
> > >
> > > > bar:S/zop/flop/
> > Well, yes, that's what it does; the question is whether it's
> > intended/expected for this to be a special case of parsing modifiers
> > where an unescaped colon doesn't introduce the next one.
> Yes it is intended. ::= is supposed to behave like := etc
> Perhaps the man page isn't clear enough
I don't understand what you mean - I know it's supposed to behave like :=
but I don't know/see what that has to do with modifier parsing.
David A. Holland
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