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[Caml-list] Announcing the OMake build system version 0.9.1
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Date: 2004-09-05 (14:50)
From: chris.danx <chris.danx@n...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Announcing the OMake build system version 0.9.1
Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:
> skaller <skaller@users.sourceforge.net> writes:
>>The basic problem is that make assumes a fixed set
>>of target outputs and has rules like:
>>	A depends on B: use P to make A from B
>>This means you have to know all the outputs,
>>dependencies, and build rules in advance
>>which is *never* the case on any realistic system.
>>The way forward is to rethink the fundamentals.
>>Interscript works like this:
>>	if anything changes rebuild
> Rebuild what? Everything? It's not an option. When I repeatedly make
> a change in one file and try how it works, it would be silly to wait
> several minutes for recompilation of everything else.

Only what needs to be rebuilt!

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