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 From 74004f60947162f934c1ff6f3159b319e8333c50 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Ulrich Mueller Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 22:53:55 +0200 Subject: [PATCH] Clarify wording about line wrapping in quoted strings. Fixes bug 316269. --- profiles.tex | 4 ++-- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/profiles.tex b/profiles.tex index 28d6950..255ac98 100644 --- a/profiles.tex +++ b/profiles.tex @@ -58,8 +58,8 @@ bash syntax, is allowed as follows: \item Variables to the right of the equals sign in the form \t{\$\{foo\}} or \t{\$foo} are recognised and expanded from variables previously set in this or earlier \t{make.defaults} files. \item One logical line may be continued over multiple physical lines by escaping the newline with a - backslash. A quoted string may also continue over multiple physical lines in this fashion, so that - the quoted string can begin, continue, and end on two or more separate lines. + backslash. A quoted string may be continued over multiple physical lines by a simple newline or a + backslash-escaped newline. \item Backslashes, except for line continuations, are not allowed. \end{compactitem} -- 1.7.0.4