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Re: GNU Make feature request, pattern matching

From: Noah Slater
Subject: Re: GNU Make feature request, pattern matching
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 15:41:24 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Oct 01, 2008 at 03:28:43PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>   Using a different extension for the processed and unprocessed files would
> resolve this.  Compare, e.g. the way gcc uses ".c" to mean a C source file and
> ".i" to mean the same file after pre-processing.

Yes, I have been tossing this idea around but I don't like it because it adds an
additional layer of complexity to the software configuration.

> > I am generating the targets dynamically (by scanning the source directory
> > using Python and using GNU Make's standard makefile generation hooks)
>   Googlewhacked!  You are the only person on the entire internet in the whole
> of history to have used the phrase "makefile generation hooks"!   Could you
> clarify what you're referring to, using the same terminology that the manual
> uses to describe whatever-it-is you're talking about?

See the information in the following section:

  3.7 How Makefiles Are Remade


Noah Slater,

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