(make.info.gz) Makefile Arguments
9.1 Arguments to Specify the Makefile
The way to specify the name of the makefile is with the `-f' or
`--file' option (`--makefile' also works). For example, `-f altmake'
says to use the file `altmake' as the makefile.
If you use the `-f' flag several times and follow each `-f' with an
argument, all the specified files are used jointly as makefiles.
If you do not use the `-f' or `--file' flag, the default is to try
`GNUmakefile', `makefile', and `Makefile', in that order, and use the
first of these three which exists or can be made ( Writing
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