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[leafnode-list] Re: [beta] build process: dependency handling
[ sorry for the resend ]
* clemens fischer wrote on Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 06:42:44PM CEST:
> when leafnode-2 gets built, i see lines like:
> i had a look at this dependency rule file. it shows the target twice:
> expire_lookup.o expire_lookup.o: expire_lookup.c leafnode.h config.h (etc.)
> how come?
It's an artefact of the way Automake implements the dependency tracking
by way of the depcomp script and some code in the configure script.
(In projects using Libtool, the two targets are different.)
> only one of "expire_lookup.o" is needed, the extra won't hurt,
> but it doesn't help, either. if it isn't edited in after the compiler
> run, the compiler would be at fault.
I don't quite follow. Listing the same target twice isn't a bug.
Are you reporting a bug or is this just out of curiosity?
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