Subject: Re: make question
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 06/10/1999 13:24:24
On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> : > Can anyone explain me the meaning of the following make conditional
> : > statement:
> : >
> : > .if target(depend)
> : >
> : > .endif
> : the code betwenn the if & endif is executed when the make has been
> : called as:
> : make depend
> Actually, no. That's .if make(depend).
> .if target() is only evaluated if the target name has not yet been defined
> in the Makefile (or files it has .include'd).
Wouldn't that be .if !target() ?