make validate doesn't use validxml as a dependency

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sun Oct 5 12:30:33 PDT 2008

DJ Lucas wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> DJ Lucas wrote:
>>> And it also broke validation someplace.  I'll fix both right quick if 
>>> you haven't already.
>> Then there is some problem with the Makefile because 'make lfs'
>> which says it does validation runs clean without issues, but
>> indeed 'make validate' chokes.
> Why does the validate target have it's own code instead of depending on 
> validxml and then just echo that it checks OK?  I haven't tried this 
> yet, but it seems silly to me not to reuse code where we can.

I thought that validxml did too much, but I suppose that we could have:

validate: validxml
   @echo "Validation complete."

Does that sound OK?

   -- Bruce

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