[Gc]: Dependency tracking for configuration macros

Andreas Tobler andreast-list at fgznet.ch
Sun Oct 11 13:27:47 PDT 2009

Petter Urkedal wrote:
> 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.

Just for the record, in libatomic_ops/.deps/ I have the 'dummy' entries.
I was speaking about the toplevel .deps/

>> 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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