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Re: trying to emulate "include"

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: trying to emulate "include"
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 12:46:23 -0500

"Paul D. Smith" wrote:
> %% 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.

I was afraid you'd say that.  I think the MAKE_EXEC_COUNT (or whatever it'll be 
called) feature will help in what I want to do.  I'll just have to wait for 

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