[Python-Dev] Makefile and dependencies

Neil Schemenauer nascheme@enme.ucalgary.ca
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 15:13:34 -0600

On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 01:33:38PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Actually, the recursive version works just fine for me.  It's the
> dependencies that aren't properly set.  (Each .c file should depend on
> most .h files, and that info is missing from the sub-Makefiles; the
> toplevel Makefile just recurses into directories.)

Isn't it a lot easier to maintain inter-directory dependencies with a
non-recursive Makefile?  Also, build times should be quicker.  Perhaps
it is not worth the effort.