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Re: make: who included me?
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 08:42:19PM -0800, Simon Gerraty wrote:
> The patch below (shocking name for the variable - suggestions welcome)
> was very useful in tracking down the cause of an odd situation.
> For a makefile like dirdeps.mk which gets included 1000's of times,
> during a build, it can be very handy to be able to report the makefile
> that included it.
In general I'm not entirely convinced it's a good idea to allow
makefile fragments to become context-dependent.
Wouldn't it be better to just issue "in file included from..."
messages for .error and .warning, and use those directives where
(also, shouldn't it be called just .INCLUDEDFROM?)
David A. Holland
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