A script which tells the Unix program “make” how to build a particular computer program or set of programs. A makefile contains variable assignments and rules of the form
target: inputs commands
which say if any of the files in “inputs” has been modified more recently than file “target” (or if the target does not exist) then execute “commands”, which will normally bulid “target” from “inputs”.
If make is run with no arguments, it looks for a makefile called “Makefile” or “makefile”.
- Make friends
Form a friendship, foster cordial feelings, as in I hope Brian will soon make friends at school, or She’s done a good job of making friends with influential reporters. [ c. 1600 ]
[goo d] /gʊd/ adjective, better, best. 1. morally excellent; virtuous; righteous; pious: a good man. 2. satisfactory in quality, quantity, or degree: a good teacher; good health. 3. of high quality; excellent. 4. right; proper; fit: It is good that you are here. His credentials are good. 5. well-behaved: a good child. 6. kind, beneficent, […]
- Make goo-goo eyes
verb phrase To look at someone longingly, lovingly, seductively, etc: make goo-goo eyes near a tropical lagoon (1900+)
- Make good time
Travel far in a short time, as in We made good time, getting to Vermont in only four hours. [ Late 1800s ]