Subject: Re: make(1) feature request: $<
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/02/1999 13:47:22
On Sat, 2 Jan 1999, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

: It seems our make doesn't support $< as synonym for ${.ALLSRC}. 
: There is a number of (free) software out there that utilizes this feature,
: which is provided by GNU make. Having this also in our make(1) would help
: a bit. Thanks!

$< != ${.ALLSRC}.  $< == ${.IMPSRC}, which is only provided for implicit
rules like `.c.o'.

For ${.ALLSRC}'s equivalent, you should be using $> - software which assumes
that $< is the one is Broken (er, BROKEN - fix those capitals).

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.