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From Tony Finch <...@dotat.at>
Subject Re: Makefile suggestions?
Date Sun, 10 Oct 1999 19:25:56 GMT
Jens-Uwe Mager <jum@helios.de> wrote:
>Jim Jagielski wrote:
>>David Reid wrote:
>>> 
>>> Just how non-portable is VPATH?
>>
>> IIRC it's a GNUmake "exclusive". It's certainly not in most BSD (4.4)
>> makes. I'd prefer we not have to force people to use gmake.

+1

>It is from the System V make. But it is so useful that I cannot believe
>the BSD folks don't do it.

PMake has the .PATH pseudo-target instead.

Tony.
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