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I have a Makefile for a Latex project I'm working on. Makefiles aren't my forte, but is there a way to do something like:

make git "My comment"

And have the makefile execute:

git commit -m "My comment"
git push origin master

?

8

You could use a variable and read it from within the Makefile. Example:

git:
    git commit -m "$m"

Then you can commit with: make git m="My comment".

5

You could call it like

make git-"My comment"

and write a pattern rule for git-%:

git-%: 
        git commit -m "$(@:git-%=%)"
        git push origin master

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