bugmake - Bugs: bug #16545, Escaping a ":" in an...


bug #16545: Escaping a ":" in an escaped substition reference on a prereq line dumps core

Submitted by:  Paul D. Smith <psmith>
Submitted on:  Sun 07 May 2006 06:56:57 PM UTC  
Severity:  5 - Blocker Item Group:  Bug
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Paul D. Smith <psmith> Open/Closed:  Closed
Component Version:  3.81 Operating System:  Any
Fixed Release:  4.0 Triage Status:  None

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Sun 04 Mar 2012 04:55:32 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed.  If you don't escape the ":" it will still fail (right now we get an infinite loop so that needs to be addressed but that's a different bug) but without the escape it's not a legal syntax.

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Sun 07 May 2006 06:56:57 PM UTC, original submission:  

Using this makefile:

$ cat Makefile
.PHONY: foo.bar
foo: $$(@\:%=%.bar); @echo $^

$ make
Makefile:3: Malformed target-specific variable definition
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2012-03-04 psmith StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => psmith
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed ReleaseNone => 4.0

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