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Re: How to make 'cd' errors stop a rule?

From: Dave Hylands
Subject: Re: How to make 'cd' errors stop a rule?
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2005 14:59:46 -0800

Hi Matt,

> I find that the 'cd' command in this rule does not stop this make script:
> all:
>         cd bogus-this-is-not-a-real-directory; ls -l
>         @echo This is the 2nd cmd in the rule

You're actually executing two commands. And make is seeing the return
code from the ls -l.

So split it into two lines and it should fail if trying to cd into a
non-existance directory.

Dave Hylands
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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