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Re: Interpretation of "make -p"

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Interpretation of "make -p"
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 14:28:28 -0500

%% William_Morris JWA <address@hidden> writes:

  wmj> How do I interpret the info printed by "make -p" ?
  wmj> Is there a good reference describing the stuff printed 
  wmj> here and how it indicates what decisions make is making?

-p doesn't indicate _anything_ about what decisions make is making.

-p prints make's internal database of variables, rules, etc., in no
particular order.  It's just a dump of internal data structures,
really.  The format should be easy to read as it is simply makefile

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:            
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