If a recipe is not found in a
justfile and the
fallback setting is set,
just will look for
justfiles in the parent directory and up, until it
reaches the root directory.
just will stop after it reaches a
fallback setting is
false or unset.
This feature is currently unstable, and so must be enabled with the
As an example, suppose the current directory contains this
set fallback foo: echo foo
And the parent directory contains this
bar: echo bar
$ just --unstable bar Trying ../justfile echo bar bar