makedepend in 2000-07-19 xfree86-4.0-Prog.tar.bz2

Suhaib Siddiqi
Sat Jul 22 09:17:00 GMT 2000

I am not aware of any bugs in makedepend.  It maybe
tcl issue.  Please check with tcl mailing list.  You
may try using GccMakedepend, which works better with


--- Christian_Jönsson <>
> I was just wondering if makedepend in the 2000-07-19
> version of xfree86-4.0 for cygwin-1.1.2 is known to
> have problems?
> I'm trying to use it to make depend on the tcl cvs
> sources but I get an error:
> <stuff deleted>
> ..c ../tcl/unix/../generic/tclStubLib.c
> makedepend: error:  cannot rename Makefile to
> Makefile.bak
> make: *** [depend] Error 1
> BASH.EXE-2.04$
> Is this well-know or a bug that sneaked in in the
> latest version or is it perhaps an issue for the tcl
> cvs sources you think?
> tia,
> /ChJ
> BTW, I'm currently not subscribed to this specific
> list so please cc: me if you respond.

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