No rule to make foo.cpp needed by foo.o ???

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Wed Dec 23 16:10:47 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 21:55, David Holmes - Sun Microsystems
> No it's not that simple. If I update 5 files the first build reports the 1st
> is missing, the second reports the 2nd is missing and so forth and a lot
> longer than 30 seconds has passed in between. :(

Then it's probably a different problem.
Debugging dependency handling in makefiles
is an arcane skill.


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