Follow-up Comment #11, bug #59154 (project make): [comment #9 comment #9:] > I don't think this would require Make to parse double quotes. > > My guess is it would mean passing along expanded variables to the shell without parsing the variable contents for newlines. > > If I have time, maybe I'll have a look at whether my guess is right.
This absolutely will break tons of makefiles, including my company's 20 year old build automation suite and the Linux kernel makefile, for the reason Paul stated. I recommend resolving WONTFIX. _______________________________________________________ Reply to this item at: <https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?59154> _______________________________________________ Message sent via Savannah https://savannah.gnu.org/