Subject: Re: HELP!
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: Brian Hechinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/21/2001 14:11:33
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 01:00:37PM -0400, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> IIRC, the first build has to set up a bunch of stuff. After that,
> those items are already there (unless, I believe, you do a "make clean"
> after the build), so the next build goes quicker.
> If I'm wrong, I'm sure someone will correct me :-)
i just explained that over the phone to him. it was sorta meant as a joke,
but, well, my delivery sucks. ;)
you are correct Dave, it only rebuilds what needs to be rebuilt (otherwise we
could do away with make depend)