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Re: % in target

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: % in target
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 15:53:11 -0500

%% "Douwe Doornbos" <address@hidden> writes:

  dd> I'm a starting make-w32 user (version 3.80). I have this in my makefile:

  dd> sheet_%.pdf : ....
  dd>       command

  dd> But, when I execute 'make sheet_a001.pdf' I get the message 'No
  dd> rule to make target ...'.

That means that make couldn't use your rule.  That almost certainly
means that your prerequisite pattern doesn't match any existing file, so
make doesn't feel like it can apply this rule to build that target.

Since you didn't show us the prerequisites we can't tell you any more
than that.

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 "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a professional." --Mad Scientist

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