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RE: A possible bug (or a feature) : dependencies shown in dry-run but n
RE: A possible bug (or a feature) : dependencies shown in dry-run but not rebuilt
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 09:26:51 +0100
Hello Mr Smith,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul D. Smith [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: mercredi 13 novembre 2002 17:34
> To: David Mentre
> dm> Prerequisite `x.h' is newer than target `x.c'. <<<<---- ok
> No, not OK!
> You don't want to specify that the .c file depends on the .h
> file. You
> don't update the .c file when the .h file changes: you have
> no rule for
> It's the .o file that depends on the .h file: the .o file is the file
> that needs to be updated when either the .c _or_ the .h file changes.
Thank you. I've understood my mistake. I think I should reread make's manual
*from the beginning*. :-]
Many thanks for your help.