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Re: [joist-dev] make/sh ugliness

Author Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com>
Full name Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com>
Date 2000-12-18 17:35:51 PST
Message on 12/18/2000 5:28 PM, "Ed Korthof" <edk at collab dot net> wrote:

> that would work. i find it kind of ugly (in the same was as the second
> solution which i outlined, though less so); but i can live with it. i
> still don't think that including this block in Makefile is all that
> helpful, when there's no reason to believe we'll ever use it; and it may
> be confusing.
>
> but i don't care enough to argue those now; unless someone else has a
> strong opinion, i'll use the pattern jon outlined.

How is checking to see if an argument has data as being ugly? I always
thought that validating your variable data before trying to access it is a
good thing. :-)

As for whether or not the code belongs at all...that is a whole different
subject. :-)

-jon

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make/sh ugliness edk Ed Korthof 2000-12-18 16:52:30 PST
     Re: [joist-dev] make/sh ugliness Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> 2000-12-18 17:09:03 PST
         Re: [joist-dev] make/sh ugliness edk Ed Korthof 2000-12-18 17:28:27 PST
             Re: [joist-dev] make/sh ugliness Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> 2000-12-18 17:35:51 PST
                 Re: [joist-dev] make/sh ugliness edk Ed Korthof 2000-12-18 17:46:30 PST
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