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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools top level makefile cleanup

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Anthony Liguori wrote:

> The following works for me.  You need a default rule or else make gets
> really confused but the wildcard rule will catch everything else.
> SUBDIRS=sub sub1
> all:
>     @for i in $(SUBDIRS); do \
>        $(MAKE) -C $$i $@; \
>     done
> %:
>     @for i in $(SUBDIRS); do \
>        $(MAKE) -C $$i $@; \
>     done

No, that won't work, as if the sub-makes fail, the shell loop doesn't
stop(hint, use set -e).  Also, it breaks -j.

Please go back and reread the previous mails.

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