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RE: problems in running nmake from GNU make
- To: "Tirumala R Bokka" <tirumala_rao at hotmail dot com>, <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: problems in running nmake from GNU make
- From: "Suhaib M. Siddiqi" <ssiddiqi at ipass dot net>
- Date: Sat, 16 Oct 1999 11:52:17 -0400
> I'm facing a problem while I'm trying to run NMAKE from a GNU Makefile
> to build a subsystem. The makefile is recursively invoking nmake
> to build a
> subdirectory. I'm invoking nmake as follows:
> cd dir1 && nmake -f template.mak
> Make invokes NMAKE, but NMAKE gives an error saying,
> NMAKE : fatal error U1065: invalid option '-'
> Running the same line from shell command line works fine.
> Does GNU Make know about nmake?
> Is NMAKE trying to be smarter than it is?
> any ideas?
use gnu make
> - Tirumal
> PS: I would like everything to be in the GNU Makefile format but,
> for the sake of curiosity I'd like to know what's wrong
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