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Re: Removing make goals

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Removing make goals
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2009 13:18:58 +0200 (CEST)

> Would it be more natural to make 'debug' a variable instead of a
> target?  Then you could invoke it like this:
>   make debug=1 foo-a
> or perhaps:
>   make build_type=debug foo-a
> and use the variable to set appropriate flags. This resembles the
> common
>   make CFLAGS='-g' foo-a
> idiom that everyone would recognize.

More natural, hmm...  This is of course an alternative, but I feel
that `debug' alone as an argument to `make' is kind of a target also.


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