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Re: Problem with circular dependencies

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Problem with circular dependencies
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:33:38 +0900

Jules Colding <address@hidden> writes:
> Anyways, thanks for the advises. I'll read the paper on evil
> recursiveness and ponder what to do.

"Non-recursive make" is indeed a nice paradigm for various reasons,
but if you've read earlier threads on this list, actually
_implementing_ it is not quite that trivial.

You're essentially using a global namespace for everything, and you've
got to write your makefiles with that in mind, and it can cause some
wrinkles and inconveniences.  There are tradeoffs...


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