Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #20730, comment 33


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09/23/16 11:29:50 (4 years ago)
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  • Ticket #20730, comment 33

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    1 And yes, it's needed, because the previous file was actually wrong.  I already demonstrated this to you before weeks ago.  If you're going to use make to require that generated files are up to date, then you have to actually provide the names of those generated files.  Most of the time that can be provided implicitly by a pattern (e.g. `%.c => %.o`) but that's not the case here.
     1And yes, it's needed, because the previous file was actually wrong.  I already demonstrated this to you before weeks ago.  If you're going to use make to require that generated files are up to date, then you have to actually provide the names of those generated files.  Most of the time that can be provided implicitly by a pattern (e.g. `%.c => %.o`) but that's not the case here.  In part because make was really not designed for stuff like this in the first place.