| Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 20:21:27 +0000
| From: P at draigBrady.com
| Brian Foster wrote:
| > does anyone happen to know of a makedepend(1)-like tool
| > for *ix (plus, ideally, Cygwin), which is not buried deep
| > in the guts of the X11 development system? [ ... ]
| > the gcc(1) or GNU cpp(1) `-M' option family may or may
| > not be an acceptable alternative.
| I've used cpp -MM with good results. Dependency stuff can be
| trick though. Here's part of one of my Makefiles, [ ... ]
unfortunately, what you illustrated won't work
at all for my situation for several technical
reasons; however, it may be adaptable.
we are currently using one of the `-M' options
(I do not recall which one right now), but in an
extremely _stupid_ manner: e.g., your example
computes the dependencies for multiple files in
c.8 lines and c.5 processes. but the current
mess (and that is putting it lightly!) I am
trying to straighten out uses c.100 lines of
(badly written) bash(1), an uncertain number
of temporary files, and over 30 processes to
compute the dependencies of just _one_ file! ;-(
and the core is `cpp -Msomething'! ;-\ yeech.
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