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Re: gmake -C mess up MAKEFLAGS?

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: gmake -C mess up MAKEFLAGS?
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 17:34:29 -0400

On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 11:23 -0700, RobinK wrote:
> foo:
>       $(MAKE) $(MAKEFLAGS)
> Yeah, that's exactly what I did. So what's the correct syntax? What I need
> is, if I pass any parameters to the top level makefile, those params should
> be passed to subdirectory level makefile.

Make already does that.  That's what MAKEFLAGS are for... and make
handles it for you.

Just run:


and you're done.  Just be SURE to use the variable $(MAKE), not the
static string "make".

 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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