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bug #50304: A round bracket in the latest document of GNU Make has no match

Submitted by:  Ben Feng <fyb>
Submitted on:  Tue Feb 14 14:10:35 2017  
 
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: Documentation
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Component Version: 4.2Operating System: None
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Tue Feb 14 14:10:35 2017, original submission:

I downloaded the official document of GNU Make from http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.pdf
And I found that in the second paragraph under the title
"8.4 Functions for Conditionals"
of Page 89 (the 101st page of the pdf),
there is a round bracket which has no match.

Raw text:
The if function provides support for conditional expansion in a functional context (as opposed to the GNU make makefile conditionals such as ifeq (see Section 7.2 [Syntax of Conditionals], page 78).

Two open round brackets are used without closing one. And I've looked nearby text but only to find no close round bracket matching for this one.

Ben Feng <fyb>

 

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