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Re: automake -vs- huge projects

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: automake -vs- huge projects
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 14:40:02 -0600 (CST)

On 16 Dec 2003, Paul D. Smith wrote:

> %% Bob Friesenhahn <address@hidden> writes:
>   bf> Per-subdirectory rules and definitions can be added in order to
>   bf> significantly reduce the amount of redundant code, and to
>   bf> re-enable the capability to usefully override parts of the default
>   bf>
> Not if you want to continue to generate portable makefiles.
> There is no way in POSIX make (for example) to generate a target in a
> subdirectory using a suffix rule.

Bummer.  I wasn't sure about that.  At the very least, an effort could
be made to decrease the Makefile size by making maximum use of macro

Bob Friesenhahn

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