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Section 3.8 of the info manual not respected

From: Anthony Shipman
Subject: Section 3.8 of the info manual not respected
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 02:45:41 +1000
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I've tried the example in section 3.8 Overriding Part of Another Makefile.

        frobnicate > foo 

%: force 
        @$(MAKE) -f Makefile $@ 

force: ; 

The command 'make foo' results in

make[1]: Makefile: No such file or directory
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `Makefile'.  Stop.
make: *** [GNUmakefile] Error 2

An implicit rule search is performed for the target GNUmakefile. This is not 

Anthony Shipman                    Mamas don't let your babies 
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