Subject: Re: Failed tools with today's -current
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/2003 21:14:08
> Probably. Almost always when I get that kind of errors, it's because the
> .depend-file is old. It holds pointers to files and directories that don't
> exist anymore, and there is no way make can recover from that, except by
> building from clean.

$ find . -name '*.d' -o -name .depend | xargs rm

An alternative is to make the .depend file contain .OPTIONAL entries
for all the dependant files, and to automagically regenerate the .d
files as part of the build process.
(I intend posting a diff for this soon)


David Laight: