Subject: Re: make: making .WAIT recursive
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/15/2006 23:43:55
On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 01:22:32AM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> > .WAIT and .BARRIER seem to dance around the issue of missing
> > dependency expression rather than fixing it.
> When used to express dependeices, yes.
> But there is no other way to express "neither of these two things
> depends on the other, but their builds must not happen concurrently".
> Maybe make needs to grow a syntax to express that?

if the two things don't depend on each other, then why can't they happen

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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