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Re: Can make ignore timestamp of prerequisite?

From: william . knight
Subject: Re: Can make ignore timestamp of prerequisite?
Date: 25 Feb 2006 18:45:22 -0800
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Well, the target does have a prerequisite. I want the Makefile to check
for the existence of the prerequisite and output a message if it's not
there. It's just that this prerequisite is always newer than its

I've read the Gnu Make documentation on order-only prerequisites, but
there wasn't enough there for me to understand how they work. Also, the
fact that they aren't supported on older versions probably rules out
that as a solution for me.

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