bugmake - Bugs: bug #31614, allow spaces in target names


bug #31614: allow spaces in target names

Submitter:  Petr Machata <pmachata>
Submitted:  Wed 10 Nov 2010 02:52:52 PM UTC
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Enhancement
Status:  Duplicate Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
Component Version:  3.82 Operating System:  None
Fixed Release:  None Triage Status:  None
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Mon 12 Sep 2011 12:28:48 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Duplicate of bug #712

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Wed 10 Nov 2010 02:58:33 PM UTC, comment #1: 

It works from the command line, too:

$ echo 'a\ b:; echo $@' | make -f - "a b"
echo a b
a b

Petr Machata <pmachata>
Wed 10 Nov 2010 02:52:52 PM UTC, original submission:  

It would be nice if make allowed spaces in target names.  The logic for escaping :, ;, etc., is already there, which makes the patch quite simple.  The test suite passes.

Petr Machata <pmachata>


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file #21974:  make-space.patch added by pmachata (515B - text/x-patch)


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    2011-09-12 psmith StatusNone Duplicate
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    2010-11-10 pmachata Attached File- Added make-space.patch, #21974

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