[Python-Dev] Evaluated cmake as an autoconf replacement

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Apr 7 07:20:24 CEST 2009

Steve Holden wrote:

> Isn't it strange how nobody every complained about the significance of
> whitespace in makefiles: only the fact that leading tabs were required
> rather than just-any-old whitespace.

Make doesn't care how *much* whitespace there
is, though, only whether it's there or not. If
it accepted anything that looks like whitespace,
there would be no cause for complaint.


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