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Re: why does touching Makefile allow make to know how to build dependenc
Re: why does touching Makefile allow make to know how to build dependency?
Sun, 6 Mar 2011 21:14:11 -0800
On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 1:07 PM, Graham Menhennitt
> Thanks for replying. As I said before, this is not a newbie question -
> I've been using make since about 1979! And, if the makefile formatting
> was incorrect, why would just touching the makefile fix it?
Since you're apparently constrained from providing enough information
for other to debug this, I'll suggest you compare the output of the
before-touch and after-touch runs when you run the (inner) make with
the -d option. Good luck!