Subject: YAAPACW
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/09/1994 11:13:09
> Date: Tue, 8 Nov 1994 10:39:28 -0800
> From: "I can teach you how to fish..." <>

> [ Yet Another Array of Pointers to Arrays of Cans of Worms ... ]
> a[0]:
>     - Since every time you run config{,.new}, you need to cd to the compile
>       directory and run make depend, why does config not automagically
>       run the make depend for you?  It reminds you every time you run it:
>       "Don't forget to run \"make depend\"."
>       It would be trivial to add this and probably a bit more in-line with
>       the present day.  Are there times when you run config and don't want to
>       run "make depend" in ../compile/!$ ?

Yes.  Most of the time, I know without any doubt that I do not need to
re-run "make depend" for the change I have just made.  I would certainly
NOT want to be forced to wait for a "make depend" every time I do a
"change, build, test" cycle.