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Re: How to patsubst the result of an include?

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: How to patsubst the result of an include?
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 11:11:23 +0100
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On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 10:02:35PM -0800, Matthew Braithwaite wrote:
>   patsubst(`include(`file')',`searchstring',`replacement')
> (What I want is a macro that expands to a pattern substitution run
> over the contents of a given file.)

It seems to be as simple as


so it fully expands the contents of `file', then does the substitution,
and then expands the result again.

I hope your definitions are simple enough so that you don't mind the
second expansion.

Have a nice day,
        Stepan Kasal

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