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Solving the missing separator Makefile problem
Highwayman

So if I remember correctly more people than just me were having problems with a certain make file error stating a missing separator, even if you specifically used tabs and such today I realized all you must do is set your indent type in settings to be tabs instead of spaces and then it should work. yayyyy.

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DynamicSquid
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hotnewtop
Highwayman

This is the future me telling the past me that I'm a dumb b.

the version of make that replit uses is GnuMake.

just use

DynamicSquid

tabs > spaces

Highwayman

@DynamicSquid spaces > tabs

DynamicSquid

@Highwayman you got your sign mixed up

Highwayman

@DynamicSquid ah yes of course deepest apologies:

spaces

>

tabs

there we go all fixed

DynamicSquid

@Highwayman spaces is like the zombie, while tabs is like the dude

Highwayman
DynamicSquid

@Highwayman your pfp

Highwayman

@DynamicSquid oh! lol. problem is, what are the bullets+gun? those are the real threat...

Jakman

@DynamicSquid newlines > all

Highwayman

And now the question is: what type of newlines? (LF > CR LF) @Jakman

Jakman

@Highwayman did not know there where multiple

Highwayman

@Jakman oh. Apparently there are.