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Subject: Re: Building RomBox out-of-the-box

Re: Building RomBox out-of-the-box

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 09:13:06 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, BlueChip wrote:

> _at_echo is a DOS command ;)

Prefixing commands with _at_ in makefiles makes the command issued without being
echoed on screen. But yes, it seems influenced by DOS.

> 'makefile's use TAB to indicate "this line is a continuation of the last
> line"

Not exactly. Tabs are used to start "command" lines, to make them distinctly
different than "rules" lines. At least historically, I believe GNU make and a
few others may in fact accept spaces there as well.

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2004-09-04

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