"make clean" compiles files.

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Jul 8 12:33:35 UTC 2015

On 8/07/2015 8:35 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> It is mildly surprising to see that "make clean" starts by compiling
> some files.
> $ make clean
> Compiling 5 files for BUILD_GENMODULESLIST

Yep - even "make nosuchthing" does the same thing. The reason, as 
previously explained to me, is that there has to be some processing to 
determine the set of valid make targets.


> -- Jon

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