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Re: [pgsql-patches] Change draft gmake control

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-patches] Change draft gmake control
Date: 2007-01-27 16:38:03
Message-ID: 6401.1169915883@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> 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.

No, the point is that "gmake draft" ought to work.  I'm not sure where
you came up with the idea that "gmake draft html" was a sane command,
but it certainly wasn't what was proposed initially.

			regards, tom lane

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