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Re: conditional prerequisite

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: conditional prerequisite
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 01:22:25 -0400

%% Tristan Van Berkom <address@hidden> writes:

  tvb> You might want to start by :

  tvb> %.o:: %.c
  tvb>  gcc...

  tvb> %.o:: %.c %.other
  tvb>  gcc...

This won't work.  GNU make will always choose the first rule, because it
always will succeed, so it will never think about a .other file.

 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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