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Re: Make, suffix rules and pattern rules.

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Make, suffix rules and pattern rules.
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 09:30:27 -0500

%% Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

  ez> On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Paul D. Smith wrote:

  >> The thing is, they may have prerequisites but the prerequisites are
  >> ignored.

  ez> I think the manual should tell this.  If you agree, I will send
  ez> patches for the docs.

I suspect the right answer is for make to generate some kind of warning
about it, if not an error.  But, I have a _vague_ recollection of
discussing this with Roland and he had an opinion which I can't now
recall :(.  I'll have to go through my mail archives.

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