List all make targets?
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Jul 4 16:52:39 GMT 2005
Michael Dexter wrote:
> Is there a 'make' flag to list all make targets for any given directory
> containing Makefile* ?
grep ':' Makefile ...comes pretty close.
> On the same topic, can anyone recommend an IDE or utility that can help
> me navigate the make hierarchy used by 'build/installworld' and 'release?'
An IDE would simply provide a graphic front end that invokes the make commands
underneath. It wouldn't make the process less complex.
> It's a brilliant mechanism but I get lost chasing variables that may
> span /usr/src/Makefile.inc1 and /usr/share/mk/ and...
What problem are you trying to solve? You don't need to read all of that to
use it, any more than a developer needs to understand each and every header
file in order to use #include <stdlib.h>.
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