[Python-Dev] addressing distutils inability to track file dependencies

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 14:46:36 -0500

    >> Thanks for elaborating the distinction.  That is exactly what I
    >> missed.  I really want make+makedepend.  I think that's what others
    >> have missed as well.

    Guido> Sorry Skip, but many others pointed out early on in this
    Guido> discussion that dependency discovery is the important issue.

Which distutils doesn't do, but for which make and/or compilers have done
for years.