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Re: How do I set a runtime variable in debian/rules

Oliver Elphick <olly@lfix.co.uk> wrote:
> So,  is there any way to set a variable in a makefile to `pwd` but only
> have it evaluated once?

If you don't mind a gnu-ism, use := instead of =

If you want maximum portability, recursively invoke make (using a
phony target the first time around) setting the variable in
the secondary make invocation (and, of course, with a target that
actually does someting).


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