[Python-Dev] Makefile changes

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 15:36:18 -0500 (EST)

Jeremy Hylton writes:
 > Isn't it overkill to have every .o file depend on all the .h files?
 > If I change cobject.h, there are very few .o files that depend on this
 > change.  I suppose, however, it's not worth the effort to get it right

  Perhaps.  It's definately easier to maintain than tracking it more
specifically and better than what we had, so I'll live with it.  ;)

 > at a finer granularity, e.g. that the only files that depend on
 > cobject.h are cobject, cStringIO, unicodedata, _cursesmodule, object,
 > and unicodeobject.

  And py_curses.h, which is also used in _curses_panel.c.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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