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From Geoffrey Young <ge...@modperlcookbook.org>
Subject Re: new one: rwrite on aix with 1.3
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2004 22:23:57 GMT

> the leading '-' tells make to ignore any errors. removing it makes the
> error fatal. 

> -            print $fh "$dir-$targ:\n\t-cd $dir && \$(MAKE) $targ\n\n";
> +            print $fh "$dir-$targ:\n\tcd $dir && \$(MAKE) $targ\n\n";

I always thought that the - only applied to the cd command (in this case)
and wouldn't distribute across the &&.  but make certainly isn't one of my
better areas.

--Geoff


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