Subject: Re: road map for new immigrants?
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/15/1998 00:29:00 writes:
> >> The easy solution is sometimes 'make depend',
> >make build does that for him already.
> Oh, duh.  Now I realize why I'm always finding .depend files.
> I actually sort of dislike this; I think 'make depend' should mean 'figure
> out dependancies', but I guess it's overloaded now.

It isn't overloaded. It is just that in order to have some .c and .h
files that are generated present in order to make depend them, it is
necessary to generate those files.