Patchwork [v2,2/4] rules.mak: New string testing functions

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Submitter Peter Maydell
Date Sept. 13, 2013, 5:25 p.m.
Message ID <1379093154-11348-3-git-send-email-peter.maydell@linaro.org>
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Permalink /patch/274822/
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Peter Maydell - Sept. 13, 2013, 5:25 p.m.
Add new string testing functions which return a y/n result:
 eq : are two strings equal (ignoring leading/trailing space)?
 ne : are two strings unequal?
 isempty : is a string empty?
 notempty : is a string non-empty?

Based on an idea by Ákos Kovács <akoskovacs@gmx.com>.

Signed-off-by: Peter Maydell <peter.maydell@linaro.org>
---
 rules.mak |   11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/rules.mak b/rules.mak
index 65a1b96..49edb9b 100644
--- a/rules.mak
+++ b/rules.mak
@@ -106,6 +106,17 @@  leqv = $(if $(filter $(call lnot,$1),$(call lnot,$2)),y,n)
 # Logical if: like make's $(if) but with an leqv-like test
 lif = $(if $(subst n,,$1),$2,$3)
 
+# String testing functions: inputs to these can be any string;
+# the output is always either "y" or "n". Leading and trailing whitespace
+# is ignored when comparing strings.
+# String equality
+eq = $(if $(subst $2,,$1)$(subst $1,,$2),n,y)
+# String inequality
+ne = $(if $(subst $2,,$1)$(subst $1,,$2),y,n)
+# Emptiness/non-emptiness tests:
+isempty = $(if $1,n,y)
+notempty = $(if $1,y,n)
+
 # Generate files with tracetool
 TRACETOOL=$(PYTHON) $(SRC_PATH)/scripts/tracetool.py