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I have a code folder with a root directory and all of the build system (including the Makefile) located in ./build/

Whenever I try to do M-x flymake-mode for files in the root directory or other subdirectories, it says it can't find the Makefile. I tried the following elisp code, but it didn't help any:

(setq flymake-buildfile-dirs '("./build/" "../build/"))

Can anyone tell me how to get this configuration to work properly?

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