bugmake - Bugs: bug #2824, Add $(vpath) function


bug #2824: Add $(vpath) function

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Submitted on:  Fri 14 Mar 2003 02:41:52 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: Enhancement
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
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Sat 15 Mar 2003 07:40:07 PM UTC, comment #1:

Suggested patch 1269, see



Fri 14 Mar 2003 02:41:52 PM UTC, original submission:

Consider this simplified example:

VPATH = src

target : source1 source2
cmd -opt source2 -otheropt $< -o $@

and source1/2 are both under directory "src". Everything is fine for $<, $^ and $+, because they know about $(VPATH). But not so for "source2" in the commnand line:

bash-2.05b$ gmake -n target
cmd -opt source2 -otheropt src/source1 -o target

Currently you have to write something like this to get what you want:

cmd -opt $(filter %source2,$^) -otheropt $< -o $@

bash-2.05b$ gmake -n target
cmd -opt src/source2 -otheropt src/source1 -o target

It would be nice and safer to have a $(vpath) function instead which would allow $(VPATH) support for any argument, e.g.

cmd -opt $(vpath source2) -otheropt $< -o $@




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