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Re: Resetting makelevel

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: Resetting makelevel
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 20:54:13 -0400
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I'm guessing this is not what the OP needs since MAKELEVEL is already set to 0 (unless maybe it's already set outside of make?) in all these cases. Assuming it's not set explicitly, MAKELEVEL is not zero only in sub-makes (ie only when recursive make is used).


David Boyce wrote:
Well, recu make may well be cons harm, but what's so harmful about

        $(MAKE) MAKELEVEL=0 ...


        MAKELEVEL=0 $(MAKE) ...


        export MAKELEVEL=0



At 02:55 PM 4/16/2004, Noel Yap wrote:

I don't have an answer, but this sounds pretty brittle to me. Have you tried alternatives to this architecture (eg


address@hidden wrote:

I have a set of makefiles with many targets, that take advantage of
${MAKELEVEL} for some of the targets.
There has been a change in which my makefiles are being called by other
Is there a way to reset MAKELEVEL when starting with my set of Makefiles?

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