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Re: Recursive make harmful

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Recursive make harmful
Date: 31 May 2001 17:41:07 -0600

>>>>> "Richard" == Richard Boulton <address@hidden> writes:

Richard> You would lose the ability to build only sources in a
Richard> directory and its subdirs while ignoring files they depended
Richard> upon elsewhere in the tree which are out of date, but I'd
Richard> consider that a feature rather than a problem.  You shouldn't
Richard> be wanting to build against out-of-date files.

... and with automake this only helps with things like linking against
a library anyway, since automake does full dependency tracking for


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