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Re: Recursive makefiles

From: Andreas Enge
Subject: Re: Recursive makefiles
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 23:41:26 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 11:09:40PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Please don’t do that: the build system purposefully avoids recursive
> makefiles, to improve parallelism etc. (see
> <>.)

I did it for two reasons:
- It allows to type "make ps" and "make pdf" in the main directory,
  instead of "cd doc; make pdf; cd ..".
- It avoids clutter in the main directory (not checked this time, but I
  think there were a few files guix.* then).


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