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Re: WMK dependencies

On Tue, Apr 18, 2000 at 11:11:43PM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:

> > Since WMK already does all this interpretation, would it make
> > sense to include a switch that lets wmk output the dependencies
> > found rather than actually remaking the file?
> > Would it make sense then to add parameters that allow to choose
> > whether or not to care for "system files", as well in depend
> > mode as in normal operation?
> > Would it otherwise make sense to write an auxiliary program,
> > called e.g. "wmakedepend" with the full functionality of
> > makedepend combined with the understanding of wml?
> Everything useful makes sense ;-)
> I guess you missed the -M flag of wm{k,l} which implements all the
> features you asked for.

I use this switch with cook, a sophisticated make replacement. I found
cook very useful for maintaining things with a lot of dependencies,
and it's syntax is a lot saner than make's.


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