Posts for Make

Inverse Dependency Makefiles

Wed, Oct 30, 2019, ~400 Words

When working in C or C++, I typically use GNU make as a build system. The C/C++ ecosystem has not really come to a consensus on a preferred build system, but this is not a post about why you might (or might not) choose make. However, one weakness is that make does not provide tools to help with discovery or setting build configuration. I recently found a simple trick that helps in this regard.

Tags: programming, make

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