[Gc]: Dependency tracking for configuration macros

Petter Urkedal urkedal at nbi.dk
Sun Oct 11 03:41:24 PDT 2009

On 2009-10-10, Andreas Tobler wrote:
> Hm, confused. From my point of view it has nothing to do with gcc. The 
> .deps/atomic_ops.Plo gets created during the configure stage, and there 
> gcc is only invoked for conftests. So I guess there must be some other 
> magic.

In my case configure only creates dummy files so that "make" does not
complain about the includes.  At least for GCC I think the actual
dependencies are created by the compiler, replacing those files.

> For the moment this issue is too expensive (in terms of time) for me to 
> investigate on. I might try later.

Okay.  Let's keep it in mind for the next release.

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