bmake: variable modifiers in SysV include

Simon J. Gerraty sjg at
Thu Mar 29 00:13:48 UTC 2018

Pietro Cerutti <gahr at> wrote:

> our make (contrib/bmake) does not currently support variable modifiers
> in SysV-style "include" directives. See this simple example:

> Apart from parentheses reshuffling, the patch just removes a check
> that inhibits SysV inclusion if the line being parsed contains a colon
> (:) character.
> This has been there since bmake has supported SysV includes [2].
> Questions:
> 1. Any ideas why the check is there, and what problem it's preventing?
> 2. Anybody with src bit would like to approve me committing the fix?

Can you pls fwd your issue to tech-toolchain at (cc me)
that way whoever it was who added the support for sysV style include
can comment.


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