helpmake - Support: sr #105551, Print the dependency graph


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sr #105551: Print the dependency graph

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Submitted on:  Sat 09 Sep 2006 03:00:43 PM UTC  
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Wed 08 Jun 2011 06:39:59 PM UTC, comment #1:

I am really interesting in printing the depency graph with many informations ; like the current directory the command required to execute the target a,d may be if it is possible obtain the recursive call of make by this target.

I could code some part but I think I will need some help to understand rapidly the code of make.

quintin <jnquintin>
Sat 09 Sep 2006 03:00:43 PM UTC, original submission:

An option that print the depency graph (similarly to make -p but like pstree) in a structured way will make it very easy to see the project structure.
The possibility to specify the depth and see if it had been truncated are maybe a good idea.

from make info page:

"GNU `make' does its work in two distinct phases. During the first
phase it reads all the makefiles, included makefiles, etc. and
internalizes all the variables and their values, implicit and explicit
rules, and constructs a dependency graph of all the targets and their:"



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