On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 12:25 PM Paul Smith <psm...@gnu.org> wrote:
> Maybe what you're saying is that make should throw an error or warning
> if you try to add an order-only prerequisite to a phony target, telling
> you that it will have no effect on your makefile?

Having a phony target depend (usually indirectly, but there are
examples of immediate dependency) on an order-only prerequisite is
quite common. This happens when the top target is marked phony and
there is an order-only prerequisite down the graph.

regards, Dmitry

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