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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 07/31] kconfig: add built-in function support
On Sun, May 20, 2018 at 4:50 PM, Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:
> Will the following be equal:
>
> $(foo,abc,$(x),$(y))
> $(foo, abc, $(x), $(y))
>
> make is rather annoying as space is significant, but there seems no good reason
> for kconfig to inheritate this.
> So unless there are good arguments consider alloing the spaces.
> If the current implmentation already supports optional spaces then I just missed
> it whie reviewing.
>
> Sam

+1 from me.

I also find the rules for whitespace in Make confusing, and always
have to look them up when doing trickier stuff. Maybe they're the
result of people not considering whitespace initially, and stuff
getting tacked on later. GNU Make adds some alternate syntaxes with
quotes.

I was going to mention shell, but it looks like you already did. :)

If we go with Make-like syntax, maybe we could at least have a variant
with fewer whitespace gotchas.

Cheers,
Ulf

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