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Re: exception to Paul's Second Rule?

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: exception to Paul's Second Rule?
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 18:23:18 -0400

"Paul D. Smith" wrote:
> %% "Robert Mecklenburg" <address@hidden> writes:
>   >> In this case you can just use $*.
>   rm> I don't understand.
> You're right; that was my brain on drugs.

I've simplified the rule to:

.PRECIOUS: %/../...
        mkdir -p $(dir $*)  &&  : >> $(dir $*)$(@F)

which resolves to the exact same thing the previous complex expression did.

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