Make and command execution

Michael Hirmke
Wed Sep 16 21:23:00 GMT 1998

Sujoy Mitra [] wrote:

>The lib1 target fails with:
>Can't open perl script "perlscript": No such file or directory
>How did make know that "perlscript" was a PERL script? If it actually

It is *not* make which gives you this message - it is perl itself.
Try to run "perlscript" from bash - you should get the same message.
You should put ( perl -S perlscript ) into your makefile.

>Can anyone explain this?
>Sujoy Mitra.

Michael Hirmke           | Telefon +49 (911) 557999
Georg-Strobel-Strasse 81 | FAX     +49 (911) 557664
90489 Nuernberg          | E-Mail
                         | WWW
For help on using this list (especially unsubscribing), send a message to
"" with one line of text: "help".

More information about the Cygwin mailing list