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Re: is this a make bug?

David Holland <> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 08:03:37PM +0000, Simon Gerraty wrote:
>  > 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.


foo := blah:S/b/8/

the :S etc have no significance

same goes for ::= modifier.

Especially so since the output of ::= is nothing, so trying to apply
modifiers to it makes no sense.

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