Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of Attic/Building/BuildSystem/New


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Jan 13, 2009 12:24:04 PM (5 years ago)
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simonpj
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    209209Now, we also want to be able to use `make` to build these files, since 
    210210they have complex dependencies themselves.  For example, in order to build 
    211 `package-data.mk` we need to first build `ghc-cabal` etc., and a `.depend` file needs to be re-generated if any of the source files have changed. 
     211`package-data.mk` we need to first build `ghc-cabal` etc.; similarly, 
     212a `.depend` file needs to be re-generated if any of the source files have changed. 
    212213 
    213214GNU make has a clever strategy for handling this kind of scenario.  It