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Re: Is this a bug in GNU make 3.80?

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Is this a bug in GNU make 3.80?
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 00:55:58 -0400

%% Boris Kolpackov <address@hidden> writes:

  bk> DervishD <address@hidden> writes:

  >> Just one more point: is there any way to force the -R or -r flags
  >> then? Not that it is essential, but...

  bk> I am not sure about 3.80 but in 3.81beta1 I believe saying

  bk> .SUFFIXES:
  bk> MAKEFLAGS += -r

  bk> is 'logically' equivalent to saying 'make -r'.

  bk> If you want to know what 'logically' means you can check out
  bk> this

  bk> http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/help-make/2004-04/msg00118.html

Yes, I agree; I didn't realize it but you're right this ends up working
the same way as giving -r on the command line (I guess they only way to
tell the difference would be to add back some suffixes).

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