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Re: order and parallelism

From: Philip Guenther
Subject: Re: order and parallelism
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 07:41:38 -0600

On 6/9/06, Paul D. Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
%% "PATTON, BILLY \(SBCSI\)" <address@hidden> writes:

  pb> I if have a rule
  pb> all : b c d e f g
  pb> Will it be b c d that go first?
  pb> Or is it random?

In this environment it will definitely be b c d that goes first.

...where "goes" means "is considered for possible updating" and _not_
"has the commands associated with it executed".

If you want to (reliably) control the latter, you must do so via
prerequisites between the involved targets.

Philip Guenther

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