Makefile debugging article

Makefiles are pure evil.  The concept was nice but working with them is awful. I have wasted more hours/days/weeks chasing down makefile problems because the #@$#*$ idjiots that came up with the idea must have assumed nobody would use more than one makefile and build nothing more complicated than ‘hello world’. I put this right up their with Microsoft’s  Windows Registry as one of the top 10 dumbest implementations of a good idea ever.

Now I feel better…
Debugging Makefiles By John Graham Cumming, February 05, 2007

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 Engineering, Linux