Subject: Re: "date -X ; date" works in sh, but not in make
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/28/1999 18:25:35
On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> make uses "sh -ec" to execute the commands, which causes the shell to
> exit if one of the commands fails.

Um, I don't want things to fail in make... how do I do this?
(and why is it different in make than in sh?)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>