Makefiles: Be less verbose when performing make rules by only printing the command being executed and the source and/or target file.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Mar 15 16:10:30 CDT 2007

Robert Shearman <rob at> writes:

> I don't see how. It doesn't change the portability with other versions
> of make, and although I'm not an expert on shell programmings, I don't
> think I used an non-portable constructs there.

The MAKEFLAGS hack is certainly non portable, and won't behave right
on other makes. Using a shell script will also cause trouble on
Windows. The extra shell evaluation will also require some extra
quoting, that may be tricky to get right. It's really a lot of

Alexandre Julliard
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