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Re: top level: make more dependencies explicit

On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 01:09:22PM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> Nathanael,
> FYI, I'm about to revert this change:
> 2002-09-25  Nathanael Nerode  <>
>         * Makefile.tpl: Make subsituted variables more autoconfy.
>         * Regenerate.
>         * configure: Make seds more autoconfy.
> It breaks both the GDB and BINUITLS snapshot processes.  Details to 
> follow, however, suggest a short pause.
Uh... yuck.

Are there some details on the GDB and BINUTILS snapshot processes so that
I can fix *them*?  This change is going to happen eventually, even if
it's reverted for now; the Makefile changes will be necessary for

Wait, let me look at

Ewwwww.  The taz rules use *as a Makefile*. 
That's the root of the problem, isn't it?  Incidentally, that's
disgusting. :-)  

1. Is there a simple way to stop doing this, by generating a proper

2. If not, how about generating an alternate file ''
(better names solicited) for these rules to use, so that the ordinary can keep progressing?  Would that do?  I think that's pretty


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