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Re: Order-only dependencies don't work

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Order-only dependencies don't work
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2004 09:34:31 -0500

%% "Earnie Boyd" <address@hidden> writes:

  eb> The directory that contains the file will always be newer than the
  eb> oldest file in the directory.  The directory timestamp is updated
  eb> when the directory contents changes.

Yes, but order-only prerequisites do not cause the target to rebuild if
the prerequisite is newer.  This works on UNIX but somehow doesn't seem
to work properly on Windows.

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