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Bug 4078 - can't define multi-line macros in spec file
Summary: can't define multi-line macros in spec file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-07-16 21:53 UTC by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-16 21:53:56 UTC

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Description Bill Nottingham 1999-07-16 21:53:56 UTC
In a macro file, the following is legal:

%foo \
  this is a test \
  of multiline macros

However, attempting to do the same thing in a spec file:

%define foo \
   this is a test \
   of multiline macros

 1>   %define^foo \
  0< (empty)
  0<   this is a test \
line 31: Unknown tag:   this is a test \

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-22 16:39:02 UTC
works now.

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