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Re^2: Perl compilation on Windows with INST_ARCH set fails

by jcb (Priest)
on Jan 25, 2020 at 01:00 UTC ( #11111853=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl compilation on Windows with INST_ARCH set fails
in thread Perl compilation on Windows with INST_ARCH set fails

Backslash does not escape variable expansion in GNU make; doubling the sigil does that ("$${XYZ}" reduces to "${XYZ}"). That backslash is a directory separator.

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Re^3: Perl compilation on Windows with INST_ARCH set fails
by syphilis (Bishop) on Jan 25, 2020 at 01:41 UTC
    Backslash does not escape variable expansion in GNU make

    Heh ... at last I understand the reason that they're called "makefiles".
    (They're the "files" that "make" me look stupid ;-)

    Cheers,
    Rob

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