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[bug #17206] make -d .PHONY output is misleading

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #17206] make -d .PHONY output is misleading
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 23:16:51 +0000
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                 Summary: make -d .PHONY output is misleading
                 Project: make
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Tuesday 07/25/2006 at 23:16 UTC
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: Bug
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
       Component Version: 3.80
        Operating System: POSIX-Based
           Fixed Release: None



If a file (not a phony target) is on the .PHONY list, and the file exists;
make -d will report "file foo does not exist", instead of something more
useful like "file foo depends on .PHONY". 


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