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Re: Problem with -include target in make-3.81(bug?)

From: Harvey Chapman
Subject: Re: Problem with -include target in make-3.81(bug?)
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 18:52:25 -0400

On May 5, 2010, at 1:43 PM, Stephan Beal wrote:

If you want make to simply ignore a makefile which does not exist and cannot be remade, with no error message, use the -include directive instead of include, like this:

"cannot be remade" implies this behavior, but it doesn't actually state that Make will try to build the missing makefile. I can see where users would get confused.

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