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Re: Change draft gmake control

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Change draft gmake control
Date: 2007-01-27 16:28:03
Message-ID: 200701271728.04355.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Nothing, but the point is that draft is a modifier and it isn't clear
>
> >from that syntax that draft is a modifier and not a target.
> >
> > Anyway, certainly you could write this to preserve the target:
> >
> > draft:
> > 	$(MAKE) html DRAFT=Y
>
> The problem is that the 'gmake' recursion is done, but then returns
> and runs the hhml again, so 'gmake draft html' calls "$(MAKE) html
> DRAFT=Y" and on return from that, the html is called again and
> rebuilds, so it isn't really draft.

Well, "gmake draft html" doesn't make any sense anyway, but "gmake 
draft" by itself does and the new way of writing it is significantly 
more cumbersome, so I request that this be fixed.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/

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