|Subject:||RE: DOS gnu Make automatic variable / implicit rule question|
|Date:||Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:46:32 -0800|
Try using $* instead of $%. That should give you the stem of the target.
I'm trying to use a gnu makefile for what I think should be a simple straight forward sort of thing. I want to set up an implicit rule that dos the following:
If "foo.in" is newer than "foo.out" then run the DOS command "fubar foo". I set up my rule thusly:
%.out : %.in
make foo.out -n
and what I get out of it is the command:
and not what I desired, that is:
Thanks in advance for any insight you can provide. Also, for my own future reference, is there an e-mail archive somewhere that I could search? I doubt I'm the first person to look for this information and I really hate bugging everyone.
Michael F. Klett
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