Mail Archives: djgpp/2000/04/19/09:14:30

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Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 09:06:56 -0500 (CDT)
From: Jeff Williams <jeffw AT darwin DOT sfbr DOT org>
Subject: OT: `make clean' wants to rebuild `.d' files
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
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As described in the info file for `make', I am using a pattern rule to
generate `.d' files for each C source file, then including the `.d'
files, as follows:

include $(depends)

But now `make clean' will insist on remaking any stale `.d' files
before deleting anything (including the `.d' files!).  And `make info'
will remake stale `.d' files which have nothing to do with the `.txi'
sources!  This is really annoying; I understand why this is happening,
but is there a more efficient way to include the `.d' files?


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