[LLVMdev] Keeping CMakeLists.txt up-to-date.

Óscar Fuentes ofv at wanadoo.es
Sun Oct 26 14:13:23 PDT 2008

Kenneth Boyd <zaimoni at zaimoni.com> writes:

>>>  From the existence of the dependency-tracker scripts, it obviously was 
>>> a problem for autoconf as well.
>> This seems a different issue, but are those dependency-tracker scripts
>> for tracking dependencies among cpp files and its headers? CMake gives
>> you this for free and it is not restricted to gcc.
> GenLibDeps.pl tracks direct dependencies between the primary library and 
> object files intended to be linked (*.a and *.o on a *NIX-like system).  
> Other parts of the LLVM build modifications to autoconf walk this to 
> determine which libraries have to be linked in.

This same mechanism is used by the CMake build, but I can't see how this
is related to source file globbing in the makefiles.


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