Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-commits] rev 38304: /trunk/epan/dissectors/ /trun
From: Stephen Fisher <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 09:31:47 -0600
On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 11:22:03AM -0400, Jeff Morriss wrote:

> Do we already require Python to build Wireshark [even from a source 
> distribution]?

I don't think so.

> > If there was a way to tell if it was changed and only then generate it, 
> > I would say yes.  If it is re-generated without changes, I suspect the 
> > compiler would recompile it every time.
> 'make' does that for you :-)

Yes.. :) but what about if the file's modification time is changed 
because it was re-generated even though the contents of the file are the 
same?  Or will the generating program not re-generate it?