What is the difference between ; and &&
ceri at submonkey.net
Wed Jan 7 15:39:02 PST 2004
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 05:36:42PM -0600, Eric F Crist wrote:
> Just wondering what the difference is between ; and &&?
> I use make depend; make; make install and others say they use:
> make depend && make && make install
In the second form, each command will only run if the previous one
succeeded, which is usually what you meant.
[Of course, if the Makefile has it's dependencies correct, then a simple
"make install" will achieve the same thing.]
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