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FindMakefile : Change directory to one containing a Makefile

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created by
Craig Emery
 
script type
utility
 
description
Change directory to the directory containing the current file and then repeatedly "cd .." until ./Makefile exists.
You run it by enterning :call FindMakefile()
I've mapped <F4> to a function that calls FindMakefile () and then does "mak %<.o"
I needed this because using tags to jump to a source file sometimes left me with the wrong current working directory for this to work.
 
install details
Add the function to your .vimrc file.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
FindMakefile.vim 1.0 2003-10-20 6.0 Craig Emery Initial upload
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