The module is used by and, but is never included directly into makefiles. Its role is to generate .depend files, which are used in the build process to determine if object files need to be rebuilt.

depend Generate a .depend file by invoking the compiler with the -M flag.
clean-depend Clean up the .depend file.

MKDEP Path to mkdep utility. Defaults to ${TOP}/mk/mkdep, which is bundled with BSDBuild.
CC Compiler command to invoke (must support the -M option).


HISTORY first appeared in BSDBuild 1.0.

BSDBuild is based on the 4.4BSD build system.

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