Re: The ultimative dependency generation

Theodore Y. Ts'o (
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 14:54:06 -0500

From: Andreas Schwab <>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 96 11:58:30 +0100

Here's a patch to implement the ultimative dependency generation with
gcc -MD. It has a number of advantages over the conventional `make
depend' thing:

But how do you get started? If you are starting from a fresh tree, and
you have just run Configure, there won't be any .d files there to start
off with.

- Ted