[m-dev.] Infix syntax proposal

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sat Aug 17 09:15:43 AEST 2002

On 17-Aug-2002, Simon Taylor <stayl at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> On 14-Aug-2002, Douglas Michael Auclair <dauclair at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > BTW, I've spotted a couple of missing dependencies in Mmake.rules:
> > 
> > %.depend:  % should depend on %.m
> > and
> > %.dep %.dv:  % also should depend on %.m
> The problem here is that %.depend doesn't just depend on %.m,
> it depends on all the source files which are reachable from %.m,
> which Mmake can't know before it has generated the dependencies.

Right.  Also, for %.dep and %.dv, we don't want to remaking them
every time the main source file changes, because computing the
dependencies can take a long time and usually most changes to
the main source file don't change the dependencies.

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