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RE: mixed implicit rules problem

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: RE: mixed implicit rules problem
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 18:09:46 -0500

%% "Martin Dorey" <address@hidden> writes:

  md> YMMV but I got into the habit of always using static pattern rules
  md> some years ago.

That's too bad: pattern rules are very powerful and they reduce the
effort involved with parsing makefiles, and yield a smaller memory
footprint at runtime.

I wouldn't recommend this as a general policy for everyone but of
course, if it works for you it's all good! :-).

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:
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