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SubjectRe: [KBUILD] allow any PHONY in if_changed_dep
On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 04:16:56AM -0500, Milton Miller wrote:
> While all the if_changed family filter $(PHONY) from the list of newer
> files, if_changed_dep was only filtering FORCE from the list of all
> dependents. This resulted in forced recompile every time.

I see where you are heading with this. But on the principle of minimal
suprise this is not good. Why does it not include file.o in the link
when I mark it phony?

The root cause is buried in the powerpc/boot/Makefile restructuring.
I do not see what is wrong with current approch if you do a simple
s/cmd/if_changed/g and then assign targets += <relevant targets>

You need to post a full diff of the Makefile before I can give better

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