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Re: Add "makefile.mak" to list of default makefiles

From: Jonny Grant
Subject: Re: Add "makefile.mak" to list of default makefiles
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:28:43 +0100

Hi Eli

I have a few, but triggered by make -f makefile.mak. So it would be
quite useful GNU Make could pick up the Windows makefile extension

I would also rename README.W32 to be README_W32.txt

Regards, Jon

On 28 June 2014 15:11, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:12:32 +0100
>> From: Jonny Grant <address@hidden>
>> Rationale, on Windows makefiles often have this name for other "make"
>> programs. In addition it is easier to associate with an editor because
>> it has an extension.
> FWIW, I have only one makefile.mak on my system, and it seems to be
> related to Borland Make, whose makefile language is quite incompatible
> with that of GNU Make.  Aren't we doing our users a dis-service by
> this change?

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