Subject: Re: make: print real reason for exec failure
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/31/2001 09:58:53
At 5:14 Uhr +0200 31.5.2001, Tim Rightnour wrote:
>One thing I have manually hacked into make on occasion is to run sh -x instead
>of sh when debugging particularly messy makefiles.  It would be kinda neat if
>a debug option to make could be added to do something like this.

Yes, please! I have definitely missed that on several occasions.


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