Subject: Re: Error code 1 without real error message
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2003 21:03:02
[ On Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 16:10:17 (-0700), Jeremy C. Reed wrote: ]
> Subject: Error code 1 without real error message
> Why don't I see the error messages any more with bmake? What can I do to
> get back the previous behaviour? (Or why should I use the current
> behaviour?)

Why do you expect all programs invoked by make to print an error message
before they exit with a non-zero exit code?

For example do you really want to change "false" so that it writes
"false: exiting to indicate an error!" or something like that to stderr?

						Greg A. Woods

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