On 09 Dec 2005 09:41:30 +0000, Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin at ul.ie> wrote:
> I've been googling with no effect other than confusing myself, but
> do there exist simple utilities to display the dependency tree of a
>> Emacs- or LaTeX-related would be great, or ASCII or eps ...
>> What I primarily want is to be able to represent the dependency
> structure quickly and cleanly to someone who doesn't need to
> understand make (category could include myself: I sometimes find
> make syntax somewhat write-only).
Graphviz is a very useful tool for taking simple textual descriptions
of pictures and rendering them into various graphics formats.
GraphViz::Makefile is a perl module to generate those textual file (in
.DOT format) from a regular makefile.
Google should find both for you (I don't have the links to hand).
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