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Re: maintainer-makefile: catch uses of $< in non-implicit rules

From: Tim Rühsen
Subject: Re: maintainer-makefile: catch uses of $< in non-implicit rules
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:04:41 +0200
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Hi Akim,

On 6/17/19 11:59 AM, Akim Demaille wrote:
> Hi Tim,
>> Le 17 juin 2019 à 11:57, Tim Rühsen <address@hidden> a écrit :
>> Hi Akim,
>> The patch uses awk -e which is understood only by GNU awk. This breaks
>> all Debian CI tests here since Debian installs 'mawk' by default (I
>> wasn't aware of that before).
>> It's not a big deal to install package 'gawk' everywhere, but I just
>> wanted to mention it. I can see no warning/hint in any of the patch's
>> comments.
> That was not my intention.
> I expect that maintainers have gawk installed, so I think this check
> should be skipped if awk is not gawk.  WDYT?

Thanks, sounds reasonable to me.

Regards, Tim

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