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Re: making pre-build headers

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: making pre-build headers
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 15:17:48 -0600

On 31-Oct-2000, Bruce Korb <address@hidden> wrote:

| It is ugly.  Especially
| when the automated dependencies come along and decide
| that your objects depend on mumble.h and mumble.h depends
| on your sources and you modified your sources, so it
| must be time to regenerate the mumble.h and recompile everything.

Isn't that what the move-if-change script is for?  It won't prevent
mumble.h from being created, but it should allow you to avoid
recompiling everything if mumble.h hasn't actually changed.  I find
that this generally works well unless the process to create mumble.h
takes a lot of time.


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