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Re: to know the meaning of makefiles!

From: Erik Rull
Subject: Re: to know the meaning of makefiles!
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2010 11:38:12 +0200
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Maybe you're more lucky with:

Best regards,


ali hagigat wrote:
I tested it Luke, i could not use several files by -f !! make is
executed for only one makefile.
How you do it?
I tested with
make -f Makefile -f Makefile2
make --file=Makefile --file=Makefile2
make --makefile=Makefile --makefile=Makefile2

none of them worked for both!!

On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 9:12 AM, Luke Shumaker<address@hidden>  wrote:
On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 09:02 +0430, ali hagigat wrote:
3.9 How make Reads a Makefile
GNU make does its work in two distinct phases. During the first phase
it reads all the make-
files, included makefiles, etc. and internalizes all the variables and
their values, implicit and....

I have copied some lines of make manual. It says: "during the first
phase it reads all the makefiles.... "
Can make command read several makefiles? Would you please give me an example?

Yes, you can specify multiple files with the `-f' flag, additionally,
this includes files that are called by `include'.

~ LukeShu

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