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Re: MUST GNUstep Makefiles be called GNUmakefile?


From: Björn Giesler
Subject: Re: MUST GNUstep Makefiles be called GNUmakefile?
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2003 09:41:27 +0100

On 2003-10-07 10:16:15 +0200 David Ayers <address@hidden> wrote:
> Any non-option parameter passed to make will be interpreted as a target.  If 
> you want to supply a file name to the a custom Makefile, you should be able 
> to use the -f option:
> 
> make -f MyMakefile  (see: man/info make)

That is exactly what I'm doing, and what causes the error. It seems that the 
GNUstep makefiles specify 'GNUmakefile' as a separate project dependency, which 
is very sensible, because when the makefile changes, the entire project must 
probably be re-made. It just shouldn't be a specific name but (if that's 
possible) the name of the makefile currently used by 'make'. I haven't found 
any possibility to do that from the make documentation yet, however.

Regards,
Björn





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