Bruce Momjian wrote:
> I had to change the draft flag for SGML from 'gmake draft html' to
> 'gmake DRAFT=Y html'.  Internally the code used to recurse with
> DRAFT=Y, but I found there is no way to exit the makefile after the
> recursion returned,

exit 0 ?

> so I had to use this new syntax.  Though more 
> cumbersome, it is more logical because DRAFT is really a modifier,
> not a rule itself. For example, 'gmake html draft' would never have
> worked.

What would have been the meaning of that command?

Anyway, certainly you could write this to preserve the target:

        $(MAKE) html DRAFT=Y

Peter Eisentraut

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