Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] The pkgsrc-2005Q4 branch
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Date: 12/30/2005 17:08:33
On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 10:31:41AM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
> Recursive Make Considered Harmful

Please, stop quoting this paper. It is in large parts bogus, because it
starts from the average stupid GNU makefile, completely ignoring the
descriptive power either GNU or BSD make have. It also doesn't really
apply to the problem at hand at all, since being recurisve is a good
thing here. This is independent from the lack of a *self-recursive* make