Trailing backslashes in Makefile

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Thu Dec 3 13:06:35 GMT 1998

On Dec  3, 1998, David Collier-Brown <davecb at Canada.Sun.COM> wrote:

> Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> This problem affects the `make' programs of Solaris 2.5 

> 	I think you have an odd make on your Solaris...  
> 	I just tested it on 2.5 and \-extended lines
> 	are procesed normally.

I'm not talking about \-extended lines.  The problem is when a line
ended with a backslash is followed by a blank line.  This breaks
various make programs :-(

Alexandre Oliva  aoliva@{}
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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