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authorThien-Thi Nguyen <ttn@gnuvola.org>2020-12-09 03:46:13 -0500
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@@ -28,6 +28,12 @@ In particular, boolean values are one of ``YES`` or ``NO``.
Values can include whitespace by surrounding
the entire value with ``"`` (double quote).
+Values that represent filenames can begin with a ``/bin/sh``-like
+variable reference.
+This can be simple, such as ``$TMPDIR/foo``, or complex,
+such as ``${TMPDIR:-${TMP:-/tmp}}/foo``.
+See ``[PATHS]`` (below).
+
.. The @INLINE@ feature should remain undocumented since in practice, using
it (even correctly) elicits a warning and does not actually include the
specified file. Maybe this will change in the future? --ttn