libtool runs too often during 'make'

Charles Day cedayiv at
Sun May 18 11:45:58 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 1:59 PM, "Andreas Köhler" < at> wrote:

> Hi Charles,
> Charles Day wrote:
> > If I change a line of C code, then run 'make' to recompile, sometimes
> > 'make'
> > seems to decide that libtool needs to be run on things unrelated to my
> > change. For example, I just made an insignificant change to the C code of
> > the QIF importer, and 'make' ran libtool on stuff in report-gnome for
> some
> > reason. It makes the compile take about 10 times as long. Any idea why
> > this
> > happens?
> Not really.  But if you are making a change to a subdirectory without
> influence on other modules, running only "make" and inside
> that directory should suffice.

So that will avoid the problem and makes the compiles even smaller and
faster. I hadn't realized that I could do that. Thanks a lot!


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