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Re: bug/feature regarding target filename resolution

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: bug/feature regarding target filename resolution
Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 00:28:57 -0400

%% address@hidden writes:

  h> I'm not sure whether it's a bug or a feature. But it's annoying
  h> to me at the very least. Targets in a makefile are filenames,
  h> in most cases.

They may be filenames in most cases, but make treats them as strings in
virtually all cases.  Make does simple string matching, not complex path

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