Re: The ultimative dependency generation

Matthias Urlichs (
7 Dec 1996 01:50:22 +0100

In, article <9612061954.AA00460@dcl.MIT.EDU>,
"Theodore Y. Ts'o" <> writes:
> 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.
But there won't be any .o file either. Therefore, the file will be
compiled and -MD will automagically create a new .d file.

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