Re: [dev] Special target ".POSIX" in Makefiles

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Sat, 1 Jan 2022 13:44:31 +0100

On Sat, 1 Jan 2022 13:22:48 +0100
Mattias Andrée <> wrote:

Dear Mattias,

> libzahl is my only project with a German name, and it's was called
> libzahl because the bold Z used represent the integers stands for
> Zahl, but I do have projects with names in different languages (I
> also have libskrift (Swedish), libruun (librún; Old Norse, Icelandic,
> and Faroese; this one is not published yet), radharc (Irish and
> Gaelic), and libcantara (Spanish, Protuguese, Galician, and Asturian;
> this one hasn't been published yet, and the rate it is being
> developed at it I'm doubtful it ever will be))), so giving it a
> non-English name wouldn't be out of character.

thanks for the overview.

> But I also like makel, but I will give it some more though before I
> rename it a second time.

Yeah, take your time. :) More important than the name is the code, but
under all conditions the name must contain "make" at best so it is easy
to associate.

With best regards

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