[Python-Dev] Verbosity of the Makefile

Greg Ward gward@mems-exchange.org
Fri, 1 Sep 2000 20:56:47 -0400

On 01 September 2000, Neil Schemenauer said:
> I'm going to pipe up again about non-recursive makefiles being a good
> thing.  This is another reason.

+1 in principle.  I suspect un-recursifying Python's build system would
be a pretty conclusive demonstration of whether the "Recursive Makefiles
Considered Harmful" thesis hold water.  Want to try to hack something
together one of these days?  (Probably not for 2.0, though.)