[Bug preprocessor/19361] -MT option does not escape funny characters
neil at daikokuya dot co dot uk
Mon Jan 10 15:01:00 GMT 2005
------- Additional Comments From neil at daikokuya dot co dot uk 2005-01-10 15:01 -------
Subject: Re: New: -MT option does not escape funny characters
abbott at dima dot unige dot it wrote:-
> The -MT option really does use precisely the specified string as the target.
> It would be better if spaces (and other funny characters) were
> escaped (using backslash) in the output.
> Note: for my purposes it would be enough to follow the proposal in
> bug #15185 that there be an option to force the full path name in
> the target.
> EXAMPLE: compare the outputs of the following two calls to gcc
> $ touch my\ prog.c
> $ gcc -MM my\ prog.c
> my\ prog.o: my\ prog.c
> $ gcc -MM my\ prog.c -MT my\ prog.o
> my prog.o: my\ prog.c
> I am inclined to say that the second output is wrong.
What's wrong with -MQ?
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