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Re: [Axiom-developer] build-improvements and latex

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] build-improvements and latex
Date: 08 Nov 2006 03:30:00 +0100

"Page, Bill" <address@hidden> writes:


| However pamphlet files with multiple chunks interact badly with
| the make dependency processing since changing or adding a single
| chunk in a pamphlet file triggers re-extraction of all files
| dependent on that pamphlet and subseqent dependent make processing.

Like for most (all?) generated files, there is a way out within the
GNU build system:  change a file only if its content really changed.
Use the move-if-change script.  

It is on the list of things to do for build-improvements.

-- Gaby

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