Re: Function of make dep : newbie :-?
On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 11:46:10 -0500,
David Z Maze <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Marcos José Setim <email@example.com> writes:
> > Please, which the function of make dep?
> It depends on how the makefile is set up (search for a line that says
> "dep:"), but usually what this does is look through the source files
> for a particular program and generate extra Makefile lines such that,
> if one file changes, every file that includes it is rebuilt.
> > Where meeting some article/documentation easy about make?
> Someone already pointed at the (make) Info file; you also might look
> at the GNU coding standards if you want to know what some of the
> common make targets are. Most of this documentation is aimed at
> developers, though; if you're just trying to build software and not
> modify it, reading individual packages' INSTALL files is probably a
> better way to go.
...and if you wonder what it does in a kernel recompile
(I'm just guessing _wildly_ here, you gave _no_ context),
you'll wanna check out the kernel docs for that bit. ;-)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.