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From Jeff Trawick <trawi...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: architecture-specific directories
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 20:28:57 GMT
rbb@covalent.net writes:

> > Let's stop and remember that *users* do not need dependencies. If they
> > unpack the distribution, they are simply going to compile everything.
> > Dependencies in the makefiles will not help them whatsoever.
> > 
> > Given that dependencies are only for *us*, then let's solve the problem for
> > us. Specifically, this means that when *we* generate the dependencies, we'll
> > be doing it on the appropriate platform. And if we assume the dependencies
> > won't get checked in, then everything should be fine.
> > 
> > That gives us proper dependencies and keeps the platform stuff out of the .c
> > files.
> > 
> > [ I think this simply means that we generate the depencencies into
> >   "Makefile" rather than "Makefile.in" ]
> 
> Small problem with that.  As Jeff said, he can't generate dependancies on
> OS/390, and I'm not sure David can on BeOS.  

My thought on this is that the build-the-dependencies script can be
updated over time to support non-gcc mechanisms for building the
dependencies. 

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