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RE: make failing, tabs are fine, missing separator


From: Dave Korn
Subject: RE: make failing, tabs are fine, missing separator
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 13:07:16 -0000

On 10 January 2008 13:02, Paul Smith wrote:

  Minor misattribution here:
 
>> ´╗┐You left a blank line between the target and the rules.  That acts as
>> a separator,
> 
> This is actually not true.  You can put as many blank lines as you like
> between the target and the recipe, and between the rules inside a single
> recipe.  Blank lines are completely ignored by make.  Note that lines
> with nothing but comments and/or space characters are also considered
> blank lines.  The only things that can end a rule are another rule, or a
> variable definition.

  That was my mistake, not Philip's.  Thanks for fixing it!

    cheers,
      DaveK
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