AUTOTOOLS. A Practitioner’s Guide to. GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool by John Calcote. San Francisco. Autotools_book Page iii. Autotools Autotools is the first book to offer programmers a tutorial-based guide to the GNU build system. Author John Calcote begins with an overview of. The spot was taken not by me but instead by John Calcote, with his Autotools: A Practical Guide To GNU Autoconf, Automake, And Libtool.
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Ships from and sold by Amazon. And good luck to the beginner who wants to find anything beyond a basic reference work online.
Although the Autotools are used by thousands of open source software packages, they have a notoriously steep learning curve. Jupiter, a simple “Hello, world!
Book Review: Autotools by John Calcote
Follow along as the author takes Jupiter’s build system from a basic makefile to a full-fledged Autotools project, and then as he converts the FLAIM projects from complex hand-coded makefiles to the powerful and flexible GNU build system. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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And to be honest, it felt a lot like reading a textbook when you know already the subject. Watch Those Tab Characters!
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Email required Address never made auutotools. Thousands of open source software packages use the Autotools, but the learning curve is unfortunately steep, and it can be difficult for a beginner to find anything more than basic reference material on using the powerful software suite.
And good luck to the beginner who wants to find anything beyond a basic reference work online. Using pkg-config with Autotools Item Chapter 5 then introduces the automake tool to this and it reworks earlier examples to show how automake simplifies the work needed to be done.
Installation Prefix Overrides; 2. For example, you’ll turn the FLAIM and Jupiter projects’ hand-coded, makefile-based build systems into a powerful Autotools-based build system. And keep it up to date in multiple small projects which I want to share. At any rate, No Starch Press has been tremendously kind and offered me a review copy — I did contact them to propose my guide as a book, and they did tell me they had a book already in the works.
After reading this compact manual you’ll get a very good grasp on how make works, all the. Customers who bought this item cxlcote bought. No Starch Press; 1 edition July 23, Language: I was alone already scared by the number of autotools related filed were shipped with every project.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. And in the current landscape where cmake is still preferred to build under Windows, and, luckily for all of us, scons is finally disappearing, dropping the politics, and simply provide a good pragmatic approach to practice is what I was hoping for.
Linux Kernel Development 3rd Edition. It shows a stirring ecosystem of people working around Autotools; even though we disagree on views and in some technical details, his is the only current and complete text on the tools of the trade. This book is accurate, well written, and priceless! Author John Calcote begins with an overview of high-level concepts and a quick hands-on tour of the philosophy and design of the Autotools. I opened the makefile and was stunned to find that it was a confusing machine generated mess.
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So, I’ll give this 4 stars as it was excellent. It taught me that and much much more. Start reading Autotools on your Kindle in under a minute.
I have even read more then pages of it, and find it a good entrance to the gnu autotools thematics. For instance, he goes into two important topics that I have only written about in the blog up until now — Position Independent Code xutotools library versioning — and then provides a whole chapter dedicated to tip and tricks, not only tied to Autotools.
This book is easy to read and follow for me, autohools I have a feeling that I understand the purpose of constructs and design decisions in many autotools based and gnome related projects.
Autotools: A Practioner’s Guide to GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool
Autotools focuses on two projects: Without it, I’m not sure if I would have succeeded, especially since the autotools jphn on the web feels quite scattered. Flaim is an interesting project as it covers quite a lot of languages and problems.
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