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Re: automake less verbose (iter 3)

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: automake less verbose (iter 3)
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 09:33:58 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Raja R Harinath wrote on Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 02:11:18AM CET:
> Jan Engelhardt <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Monday 2008-12-22 21:36, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> >>And non-GNU make support $< only in inference rules and not elsewhere.
> >
> > In that case, removing V=1 again is probably the best solution.
> > (Leaving only V=0 and V=infinity)
> Not necessarily.  We could document that V=1 is supported, as in "expected to
> generate clean output", only on GNU make.  On other makes, '$<' probably
> expands to the empty string, causing only mildly strange looking output
> otherwise equivalent to V=0.

FWIW, OpenBSD make outputs:
Using $< in a non-suffix rule context is a GNUmake idiom (line 2 of Makefile)

Others I've tested are silent.


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