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Holmake with .PHONY targets doesn't recurse into INCLUDES directories #145

mn200 opened this Issue Jan 29, 2014 · 1 comment


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mn200 commented Jan 29, 2014

Thus a commandline like Holmake all won't cause Holmake to be called recursively in directories specified in a

INCLUDES = dir1 dir2

line in a Holmakefile

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mn200 commented Jan 29, 2014

Strictly speaking, the target line has to be all targets identified as .PHONY (which is the right way to annotate a target like all). This seems to have been a considered decision (in f818937), but I'm not sure I like it.
Certainly, the behaviour wrt "clean targets" (clean, cleanAll and cleanDeps) is right; you don't want to recurse with those guys by default (hence the -r option). But you do with something like all...

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