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Re: Makefile change to restart bootstraps


On Nov 13, 2000, Raja R Harinath <harinath@cs.umn.edu> wrote:

> Wouldn't it be simpler if the 'stage_a' or whatever target depended
> on all the C source files.  This would automatically restart the
> bootstrap if any of the sources changed.

I thought about that, but I rejected it because there may be times
when you don't want to restart the bootstrap, but proceed from the
stage in which you are.  But that may work, indeed.

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