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Re: make can not find .cpp file, any general comments or suggestions to

From: Lin George
Subject: Re: make can not find .cpp file, any general comments or suggestions to debug?
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 22:33:56 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Paul!

I have solved this problem today. It is caused by
CFLAGS variable, which should be CXXFLAGS variable in
g++ -- I mis-defined the variable name CFLAGS in g++.

In my CFLAGS, I specified header file path (-I), so
related header files can not be found.


--- "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden> wrote:

> %% Lin George <address@hidden> writes:
>   lg> When I make my projects on my Linux desktop,
> GNU make outputs
>   lg> error messages which are dealing with could
> not find .cpp files. I
>   lg> think I have correctly setup VPATH variable to
> let make locate
>   lg> where source files are.
> You'll need to provide more info than that if you
> want help.  At the
> VERY least, you need to show the complete and exact
> error message you
> received, along with any useful surrounding output.
>   lg> So, any general comments or suggestions to
> debug the error/root
>   lg> cause in this situation? I can not post the
> Makefile since it is
>   lg> too large and platform/application dependent.
> You can always create a small makefile that shows
> the same behavior.
> Just be sure it really is the same as the real one;
> too often people
> post "samples" that are really nothing like the
> original in critical
> ways.
> -- 
>  Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some
> GNU make tips at:
>  "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a
> professional." --Mad Scientist

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