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[Caml-list] Announcing the OMake build system version 0.9.1
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Date: 2004-09-06 (14:11)
From: Christian Lindig <lindig@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Announcing the OMake build system version 0.9.1

On Sep 6, 2004, at 2:20 PM, Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:
> If changes to a module didn't result in changing its interface, my
> compiler is careful to not overwrite the interface file, so modules
> depending on this module will not be recompiled by make.
> How does Jam deal with this? Before we compile a module, we don't know
> whether modules which use it will need to be recompiled.

In my understanding, Jam can't deal with this (and hence OCaml). While 
I find a separation of planning and execution highly desirable because 
it enables compilation of build scripts, there must be some kind of 
checking possible while a plan is executed.

-- Christian


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