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Re: way to specify dependencies for lots of code files easily?

From: Ed Hartnett
Subject: Re: way to specify dependencies for lots of code files easily?
Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2005 10:57:44 -0700
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Bruce Korb <address@hidden> writes:

> Ed Hartnett wrote:
>> Howdy all!
>> I am using automake to build my library, and I have a slew of test
>> programs:
>> # These programs are all built for make check in this directory.
>> check_PROGRAMS = tst_h_files tst_h_atts tst_h_vars tst_h_grps                
>> \
>> tst_h_compounds tst_h_wrt_cmp tst_h_rd_cmp tst_h_vl tst_h_opaques    \
>> tst_h_strings tst_h_dimscales tst_h_dimscales2 tst_h_enums tst_lists \
>> tst_dims tst_v2 tst_files tst_vars tst_varms tst_unlim_vars tst_atts \
>> tst_converts tst_converts2 tst_grps tst_compounds tst_vl tst_opaques \
>> tst_strings tst_interops
> $(check_PROGRAMS) : ../nc_tests.h


Why didn't I think of that?

I also find that if I list it as a noinst_HEADERS it will track
dependencies correctly, even tracking which code file depends on which
header file, and only recompiling as necessary. 

Very clever, Automake programmers!


Ed Hartnett  -- address@hidden

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