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Re: Best VCS layout for our packages?

Quoting Gianfranco Costamagna (2015-07-03 15:56:48)
> ./ghc/debian/rules:GHC=$(firstword $(shell bash -c "type -p ghc"))
> this is something really obscure to me... why can't we just do 
> "GHC=$(which ghc)"

Variable expansion in debian/rules is not shell but make.

It can be simplified to eliminate bash like this:

  ./ghc/debian/rules:GHC := $($(shell which ghc)

(the change from = to := is to resolve once when read rahter than 
postpone and resolve each time the variable is used).

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