downgrading make version

Christopher Layne
Thu Sep 21 05:04:00 GMT 2006

On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 12:57:58AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >(CP) = \cp
> >
> >install: $(PROGS)
> >
> >\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.

Within a shell, one may also use \command to override an alias. Either way,
Makefile isn't a shell so it's bogus there.


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