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Better Makefiles

Posted by kernelbob on October 25, 2008

Today I’ve released a new open source package: better-makefiles.

Makefiles are a black art.  The vast majority of people who use ’em and write ’em don’t really understand what’s happening.  I’ve spent a few hundred hours banging my head against them over the years.  I decided yesterday morning to write a better makefile, one that would carry from project to project.  I released it under a BSD license, in case someone else can benefit.

Update 15:30: I wrote a little more about it over here.

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