make: *** No rule to make target `new-sources'. Stop.

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Wed Feb 25 10:59:40 UTC 2009

On Wed, 25 Feb 2009 11:47:51 +0100, Mary wrote:

> I'm trying to update the "pl" package, and I'm getting the error in
> the Subject header when I try to change the list of source files via
>     make new-sources SOURCES="a b c"
> I'm sure I'm doing this from within the correct directories, and I'm
> also fairly sure that the same command worked about an hour ago. The
> whole makefile aspect of package maintenance is basically magic to me
> -- what could be wrong?

Try:  make new-sources FILES="..."

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