[Qt-creator] qmake: how to disable error ignoring for make recipe in Makefile?

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 14:16:56 CET 2016

On 22/02/16 14:03, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 12:48:58PM +0100, Andrzej Telszewski wrote:
>> When I generate Makefile with qmake, the recipe for installing looks something
>> like this:
>> install_target: first FORCE
>> 	@$(CHK_DIR_EXISTS) $(INSTALL_ROOT)/usr/sbin/ || $(MKDIR)
>> $(INSTALL_ROOT)/usr/sbin/
>> "$(INSTALL_ROOT)/usr/sbin/$(QMAKE_TARGET)"
>> 	-$(STRIP) "$(INSTALL_ROOT)/usr/sbin/$(QMAKE_TARGET)"
>> Hyphens "-" are added in front of $(INSTALL_PROGRAM) and $(STRIP). These "-"
>> allow to ignore recipe errors.
>> But I would actually like to switch on failing on recipe error.
>> How can I do it?
>> That is, what and where I have to specify for the "-" to be removed?
> there is no way. i consider this a long-standing bug and would happily
> accept a respective patch if it's done thoroughly. target branch 5.7.

I'm not yet up to the level of developing Qt.
For now I will use some "sed" magic on the resultant Makefile.

Thanks for the info!

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Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

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