FreeBSD Make

Polytropon freebsd at
Wed Aug 23 11:29:42 UTC 2017

On Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:03:44 -0400, Marcus Johnson wrote:
> Does the FreeBSD make utility include support for `:=` or `::=`, and if so,
> when was it added?

As you can see from the manual "man make", both are currently
supported. I know that := (assign with expansion; variable
assignment modifier) has been there for many years, and the
current make manual lists ::= (assign after substitution;
variable modifier) as available, too.

You can find the manual online:

Just search for := and ::= to check.

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