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Re: More fun with BUILT_SOURCES

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: More fun with BUILT_SOURCES
Date: 25 Nov 2000 18:49:46 -0700

>>>>> "Braden" == Braden McDaniel <address@hidden> writes:

>> > I realize that BUILT_SOURCES is known to be problematic, but I haven't
>> > found any other solution. Any suggestions?

>> Add explicit dependencies on it.  There's no other way to ensure it's
>> generated.  BUILT_SOURCES used to work only with GNU make.

Braden> Each source file for my library depends on the generated
Braden> header, directly or indirectly. Is it possible for me to add
Braden> explicit dependencies *and* keep the libfoo_la_SOURCES
Braden> variable? I'm trying to hang on to all of automake's benefits
Braden> that I possibly can.

You should be able to do that.

I'd really like to find a better solution for the built files
problem.  This is currently too hard to do in automake.


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