[Vm-dev] Make question

piumarta at speakeasy.net piumarta at speakeasy.net
Tue Sep 5 18:20:14 UTC 2006

> From: piumarta at speakeasy.net [mailto:piumarta at speakeasy.net]
> The automatic variables ($@, $< $*, etc.) are only valid within the rule(s) of an implicit template.

Everywhere I said 'rules' I really meant 'rules and associated commands', otherwise the allusion to Dave's solution makes little sense.

(BTW: my explanation holds for static patterns too, which I suspect might be what you're actually using, where '$*' is bound to the text make has inferred for '%' in the target pattern.)


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