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From "Siberski, Wolf" <Wolf.Siber...@tui.de>
Subject RE: [RESULT] multithrading
Date Thu, 17 May 2001 09:56:56 GMT
> Diane Holt wrote:
[snip]
> 
> 1. I don't have a problem with requiring a build-file writer to know what
> order things should get built in -- if they don't know that, then they
> shouldn't be writing the build-file :)

I disagree here. The build file writer must know 
the preconditions of each build step, but what's
the reason for letting her find out the order of
all build steps?

If X is a precondition for Y, then add it to the dependencies
of Y instead of hiding it in the order of other target dependency lists.

Wolf


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