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Re: trying to emulate "include"

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: trying to emulate "include"
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 12:39:41 -0500

%% Noel Yap <address@hidden> writes:

  ny> include X emits a message even if make is able to build the
  ny> makefile and succeed.  I want the message emitted with an error if
  ny> and only if the makefile doesn't exist and make doesn't know how
  ny> to build it.

You can't do that.

If you don't use "-include" and instead just use "include", then make
will throw an error itself in the case you mention above.

 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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