Subject: Re: Per-target specific vars in mk files
To: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/01/2007 10:45:38
> | Some files currently use a _ separator while others use ., as shown =20
> | above.
> | Is it there any rationale behind this difference?
>I added support for COPTS.<name> to <bsd.sys.mk> in rev 1.93 (2003/07/22)
>I don't recall why we switched from `_' to `.' as the separator.
Using '.' can be useful, since it allows :E and :R modifiers to
pick the variable apart.