downgrading make version

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 21 04:58:00 GMT 2006

On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 10:35:05PM -0600, David Mastronarde wrote:
>I tried this version and it solved two problems that I had with
>dependencies being incorrectly interpreted as target patterns.  But then I 
>got another problem. In my Makefile I have:
>(CP) = \cp
>install: $(PROGS)
>And I get from make install:
>\cp nda.exe mtk.exe sda.exe /home/mast/CYGMOD/bin
>make: \cp: Command not found

The above is not valid makefile syntax but if I make obvious
corrections, I get the same thing on Linux.  I don't know what you were
expecting \cp to be translated to, but it shouldn't, IMO, be interpreted
as a MS-DOS path.


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