Pretty Build System (Take 3)

Robert Shearman rob at
Wed May 30 14:07:17 CDT 2007

Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Robert Shearman <rob at> writes:
>> Attached is a patch that reduces the verbosity of the build system by
>> printing the build commands in one of two formats:
>> COMMAND output_file
>> or
>> COMMAND input_file -> output_file
>> I hope it meets Alexandre's requirements of not reducing portability
>> of Wine to other platforms (including Windows).
> The MAKEFLAGS stuff is still not portable, and I still think this
> belongs in make itself.
> Here's a quick proof of concept patch against GNU make. It needs a
> better algorithm for extracting the command name, and some sort of
> command-line option; this is left as an exercise for the reader.

Thanks, I'll take a look at this when I get a spare moment.

Rob Shearman

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