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Re: make: exists("quoted dir names")

On May 7, 10:52am, (Simon Gerraty) wrote:
-- Subject: make: exists("quoted dir names")

| Hi Christos,
| Like most of *nix, make does not much like paths with spaces
| and does not handle them gracefully.
| Using :Q can help, but is painful and unnatural.
| Per recent complaints from some users, handling quoted paths would be nice.

It is more complicated than that and we need to think about this really
carefully before introducing quoting in make(1):

[5:11pm] 7>cat
	echo '${FOO:H}'
[5:12pm] 8>make -f
echo '"a'


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