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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-16 10:44:01

Larry Evans wrote:
> On 12/16/2004 03:23 AM, Tompa wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost <at>> writes:
> [snip]
>>>I think that make does not even allow to create a user-defined function, and
>>>so it completely non-suitable to the task.
>> Oups... I am far from being a make expert, but I do know that GNU make supports
>> user-defined functions (as well as built-in functions)!
> This user-defined function can be any shell script. An example
> is:
> include $(shell echo default.imk|tee -a Makefile.d)
> which includes default.imk into the Makefile and records
> it's inclusion in Makefile.d. 'echo default.imk' can be replaced
> by a user defined shell script.

Yes, but this is inherently platform-specific.

Dave Abrahams
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