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Re: some newbie-level questions (some style issues as well)

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: some newbie-level questions (some style issues as well)
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 09:41:09 -0500

"Robert P. J. Day" wrote:
>   a couple more questions about gnu make -- i apologize for having a non-
> specific subject since there's more than one question.
> 1) what is the recommended style for defining phony targets, as in, where
>    does one actually define them?  all at once at the top of the makefile, or
>    one by one as they are defined?
>    .PHONY: target1 target2 target3 ... and so on
>    or should one pair them up as they occur, as in:
>    .PHONY: clean
>    clean:
>          ... commands ...
>    lile i said, it's just a style question.

I prefer the latter since it makes refactoring the makefiles much simpler.

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