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Re: Making makefiles

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: Making makefiles
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:46:21 -0400

On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 10:33 -0500, David A. Greene wrote:
> Simple question: when make tries to rebuild makefiles (included .mk
> files, for example), does it do so in parallel if -j was specified?

Yes.  The rebuild of makefiles is in every way identical to all other
make rule processing: make simply runs its normal processing as if you'd
invoked it with the makefiles as targets, and if any are rebuilt then it
re-execs itself.

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:            
 "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a professional." --Mad Scientist

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