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Re: [PATCH] order-only prerequisite ends up in $<

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: [PATCH] order-only prerequisite ends up in $<
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 07:55:10 -0400

%% Jim <address@hidden> writes:

  j> Absolutely...

  j> all: junk.test

  j> $.test:%.c | thing
  j>    touch $@

  j> junk.c thing:
  j>    touch $@

  j> make...
  j> (touches thing and junk.c to create them)
  j> then after every touch of 'thing' junk.test is touched.

This is a bug in make 3.80; it's been fixed already.

You should try the 3.81beta1 release; it works there.

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