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Tue, 6 Nov 2007 19:28:59 +0100
* NightStrike wrote on Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 07:13:58PM CET:
> The Automake manual makes reference to Peter Miller's paper
> (http://www.pcug.org.au/~millerp/rmch/recu-make-cons-harm.html). I've
> been trying to adopt those ideas as much as possible, and so far have
> succeeded in not requiring any recursive invocations of make. Your
> suggestion would require recursive make, correct?
Yes. Maybe I should write a paper "nonrecursive make also considered
harmful" just to be able to point people at it. It's overhyped.
There is no need to be completely nonrecursive. There's been a lot
of prior discussion, see for example