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

From: Greg Chicares
Subject: Re: Problem with -include target in make-3.81(bug?)
Date: Thu, 06 May 2010 02:19:25 +0000
User-agent: Thunderbird (Windows/20100228)

On 2010-05-05 22:52Z, Harvey Chapman wrote:
> 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.
| 3.3 Including Other Makefiles
| Once it has finished reading makefiles, make will try to remake any that
| are out of date or don't exist.

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