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Re: GMAKE: Problem with target-specific variable values.

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: GMAKE: Problem with target-specific variable values.
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 10:16:29 -0400

%% "Steven De Rango" <address@hidden> writes:

  sdr> I have found a problem where a variable set to a target-specific
  sdr> value does not maintain that value when used as a prerequisite
  sdr> for an explicit rule.  The same problem has occurred using gmake
  sdr> versions 3.78.1 (Linux 2.2.14-5.0 & Windows32 build) and 3.79.1
  sdr> (Linux 2.2.19-7.0.1).

  sdr> Attached is an archive file whose contents can be extracted using:
  sdr>     tar -xzf maketest.tar.gz

There was no attachment in your message.

Please remember to make your example as trivial as possible.  Based on
your bug description it should be simple to create a makefile with only
one or two rules that demonstrates the problem; then you can just
include it verbatim into the email.  You don't need any .c files, etc.;
just use touch or cp or even echo to create the proper behavior in the


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