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[bug #61328] elide the distinction between "dir" and "dir/"

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: [bug #61328] elide the distinction between "dir" and "dir/"
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 10:43:33 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #4, bug #61328 (project make):

> The obvious concern is that we don't know a priori whether a target is a
directory or file.

Why is this a concern?  Unlike other tools make doesn't really care if a
prerequisite (or target) is a file or a directory.  What different behavior
could we expect to see for one versus the other?


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