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Re: including files

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: including files
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 11:45:30 -0400

%% address@hidden writes:

  bg> I am using Make 3.79.1 on Window NT (Cygwin) and Make 3.80 on HPUX.

  bg> The question is

  bg> I am generating a dependency makefile during my makefile.

  bg> -include dependency.d

  bg> I am generating this file after the include.

  bg> Does make include the information in the dependency file after it
  bg> is generated.

Sort of.

After make reads all the makefiles, it tries to regenerate any that seem
out of date.

After checking all the makefiles, if any of them have actually been
regenerated, make will re-run itself from scratch.  So, the next time it
runs it will read the new content.

 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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