Bruce Momjian wrote:
> The rule re-runs the makefile for the specific target, and the target
> modifies HTML.index, or it is only the HTML rule that modifies that.

Only the html rule modifies HTML.index.

> That was a question I had.  If that is true, it has to be:
>       %-A4.tex-ps: %.sgml $(ALLSGML) stylesheet.dsl bookindex.sgml
>               $( -V texdvi-output -V '%paper-type%'=A4 -o $@
> $< ifndef DRAFT
>               @cmp -s HTML.index.start HTML.index || $(MAKE) html $@
>       endif

It would much easier to just run the html rule before the other stuff.
Peter Eisentraut

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