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Makefiles

Timothy Daly

Abstract:

Makefiles automate the process of building systems. In recent years there has been a standardization on the method of building software. The primary tool is ``make'' and we explain how to build Makefiles. We explain the expectations of the standard ``configure'', ``make'', ``make install'' steps. We briefly cover the Autoconf and Automake tools.





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