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Re: user-defined function in make file

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: user-defined function in make file
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 09:31:46 -0500

%% "Ashish Bajpai (DS/ESQ2)" <address@hidden> writes:

  ab> I want to write my own function which accepts parameters inside
  ab> the make file. What I have seen is that the in-built functions can
  ab> be called but have not encountered any example where the
  ab> user-defined functions are defined and used.

  ab> I also read somewhere that we can create our own functions by
  ab> using the call built-in function.  Can anyone help me out with
  ab> this?

Both of these are the same thing: user defined functions are invoked
through $(call ...).

See the GNU make manual, section "The 'call' Function".

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