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    Decoding a makefile

    I am working on a IDS(a freeware).I have the source code with me. I have to split it into modules. I have separate makefile for all modules.But I don't know how to run each module separately. Can I find this information from the makefile.If so how to find it.
    Can anybody help?

    thanks and regards
    cynthia thomas

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    Linux Guru lakerdonald's Avatar
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    Jun 2004
    St. Petersburg, FL
    The basic syntax is:
    $(MAKE) -C $(SUBDIR)
    where SUBDIR is the subdirectory containing the makefile.

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