Subject: Re: make and comments
To: Patrick Welche <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 07/26/2002 08:55:27
Some other make interprets contents of comment? That doesn't seem right.
I believe that 'our' make behaviour is more right.
OTOH, I just checked SUSv3, and it specifies that comments start
with hash and continue until unescaped newline is reached.
So, we should do the same; send-pr standards PR, please.
Patrick Welche wrote:
> Just discovered on the automake list that our make doesn't honour escaped
> comment lines, eg
> # hello \
> which one might guess would be possible according to the man page. (Though
> it does say "In general", so maybe we could add "(not in comment lines)")
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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