bugmake - Bugs: bug #10598, Improved support for '-t' option.


bug #10598: Improved support for '-t' option.

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 06 Oct 2004 04:24:04 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Enhancement
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open
Component Version:  3.79.1 Operating System:  Any
Fixed Release:  None Triage Status:  None

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Wed 06 Oct 2004 04:24:04 PM UTC, original submission:

Many of the target files in our design environment exist in sub-directories that are created by the rule associated with the target in question. The '-t' option cannot touch these files, as the required directory structure is not in place. It would be nice to be able to optionally use the shell's 'touch' command instead of the built in touch function that is part of gmake, so the touch can be replaced with a smarter version. Think of a 'touch -p' similar to the 'mkdir -p'.



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