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$description = "The following test creates a makefile to test comments\n"
."and comment continuation to the next line using a \n"
."backslash within makefiles.";
$details = "To test comments within a makefile, a semi-colon was placed \n"
."after a comment was started. This should not be reported as\n"
."an error since it is within a comment. We then continue the \n"
."comment to the next line using a backslash. To test whether\n"
."the comment really continued, we place an echo command with some\n"
."text on the line which should never execute since it should be \n"
."within a comment\n";
open(MAKEFILE,"> $makefile");
# The Contents of the MAKEFILE ...
print MAKEFILE <<\EOF;
# Test comment vs semicolon parsing and line continuation
target: # this ; is just a comment \
@echo This is within a comment.
@echo There should be no errors for this makefile.
# END of Contents of MAKEFILE
# Create the answer to what should be produced by this Makefile
$answer = "There should be no errors for this makefile.\n";