Thanks a lot ! 

From: Josh Triplett <>
To: Nagasrinivas Pinjala <>
Cc: psas-avionics <>
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2011 8:45 AM
Subject: Re: [psas-avionics] makefile and make

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 12:35:06AM -0700, Nagasrinivas Pinjala wrote:
> I am going through this ginormous tutorial on make-file and make which
> makes me ask "Do I need to make thorough inroads into the topic or
> knowing what it is sufficient ? Would it be enough to know how to
> write a make-file or should I worry about things like wildcards, vpath
> ?"

Knowing the basics of make will almost certainly suffice.  Wildcards
help so you don't have to repeat yourself, and you probably want
variables as well, but you can safely skip features like vpath unless
you run into a makefile that uses them.

- Josh Triplett
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