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Re: GNU Make Extensions

From: NightStrike
Subject: Re: GNU Make Extensions
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 02:49:13 -0500

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 2:48 AM, NightStrike <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Bob Friesenhahn
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Fri, 12 Dec 2008, NightStrike wrote:
>>> I thought this only occurred when "maintainer mode" was turned on, and
>>> that releases should be made with that turned off.  Is that not how it
>>> works?
>> Maintainer mode is optional.  Regardless, when using wildcards the
>> maintainer (i.e. you) will become frustrated with the additional delay added
>> to 'make'.  It would be similar (or identical) to autotools regenerating the
>> project every type you execute 'make'.
> Not if automake flattens it when running automake.  The idea was that
> automake would translate the wildcard into the full file list.

Oh, nevermind.. You're saying that make will invoke automake to check
to see if needs to be updated..... I understand, I think,
what you were saying.

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