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Re: Recursive make harmful

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: Recursive make harmful
Date: 01 Jun 2001 17:18:42 -0300
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On Jun  1, 2001, Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> wrote:

Richard> With separate's in each directory,
Richard> automake should be able to figure the bar/foo out from
Richard> the directory paths.  The user shouldn't have to worry
Richard> about what the path to the top-level is.

> Is this really possible? files may contains rules
> which need to be patched if you move them at another level.

If you're talking about the commands, I believe it's relatively easy
to cope with this problem: just generate, in the top-level Makefile, a
rule that runs the corresponding rule in the sub-make.

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