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Re: [bug #50062] Variable needed to check that Makefile is run by GNU ma
Re: [bug #50062] Variable needed to check that Makefile is run by GNU make?
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:01:29 +0000
> If you really need some features only supported by GNU Make, why not
> rename this makefile to "GNUmakfile"?
... which, furthermore, ensures that - if the make-file is picked up by
some other make that thinks it knows what to do with a GNU make-file -
the reader is primed with the knowledge that this is indeed a GNU
make-file, not a make-file for some other make. Its compatibility magic
can then more confidently emulate GNU make, without heuristics to guess
which dialect to read.