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Re: How does FORCE work?

On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 10:28:35AM +0200, Javier Fdz-Sanguino Pen~a wrote:
> 	I have seen that some Makefiles have a FORCE: target... What is it
> used for? Is it used for rebuilding automagically all the target files each
> day?

Run `info make', press s, then type FORCE, then press enter.

> 	I have some files in international/spanish that use an internal
> database (lctp.pl, idea taken from the french translation team) to put up
> pages with what documents need to be updated (translation-wise). However,
> since the wml pages don't change but the CVS status (of the Web pages for
> example) do change, the pages are not rebuilt.
> 	I would like this pages to rebuild every once in a while (for
> example, once a week) in order for the translator to have the equivalent of
> check_trans.pl in a HTML format.

You could do it several ways, sure. See how the French did it?

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