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Re: Make, make, make. . .

Keith Lucas wrote:

>> >>> Do a web search for "Recursive make considered harmful"

>> Its author bases the article on an example of a badly structured
>>directory hierarchy. It's true that in such a case (recursive) make has

>I thought the directory structure works very well. Solving the DAG
>failures by the means of "throwing all the files in >1 module in a
>common directory" doesn't really help the modularity.

If a file is used by >1 module, then it either belongs to one module's
interface or is part of some global infrastructure code. And as such it
should be in a place where it's easily accessible from every other module.

Christian Reiniger
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Coordinator,       LGDC        (http://sunsite.auc.dk/lgdc/)

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