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Re: multiple .PHONY or single .PHONY

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: multiple .PHONY or single .PHONY
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 10:23:19 -0500

On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 09:37 -0500, Martin d'Anjou wrote:
> Hello,
> Is it okay to declare .PHONY multiple times, scattered throughout the 
> makefile like this:
> .PHONY: all
> .PHONY: clean
> .PHONY: other
> Or must all .PHONY targets be consolidated into a single .PHONY 
> declaration like this:
> .PHONY:all clean other

You can have as many .PHONY prerequisite definitions as you like;
they're cumulative, just like any other target.

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