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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Share your thoughts with other customers. This book explains the autotools well in the context of the example “project”, but provides little insight beyond the bounds of that project.

I was alone already scared by the number of autotools related filed were shipped with every project.

I have purchased an own copy of this book after reading your review. My job now has me writing Linux programs I have an awesome job! 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. I was myself setting up a somewhat complex autotools build system and this book came with the right content and the right time. Autotools Autotools is the first book to offer programmers a tutorial-based guide to the GNU build system.

He then tackles more advanced details, like using the M4 macro processor with Autoconf, extending the framework provided by Automake, and building Java and C sources.


Autotools: A Practioner’s Guide to GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool

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Jupiter, a simple “Hello, world! Don’t have a Kindle? For instance, he goes into two important topics that I have only written about in the blog up until now — Position Independent Code and library versioning — and then provides a whole chapter dedicated to tip and tricks, not only tied to Autotools.

I’ve always been interested in Linux and open source projects but haven’t had the time to pursue it much until my job required me to learn it. So, I’ll give this 4 stars as it was excellent. I actually hoped to post the review much sooner, but between job tasks, and Gentoo messes, time was a rare commodity. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Waf is still better than cmake and scons for the task, yet less considered. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

To purchase books, visit Amazon or your favorite retailer. My first assignment was to add several features to a program written in C that runs on Red Hat Linux. He concludes the book with detailed solutions to the most frequent problems encountered by first-time Autotools users.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. As a tip, I started using Eclipse “autotools project” mode which gives autotools syntax help etc. Start reading Autotools on your Kindle in under a minute.

After reading this compact manual you’ll get a very good grasp on how make works, all the. The Linux Programming Interface: Computers are just one of my hobbies, and I wanted for years to gain a better knowledge about gnu building and open source software autotoole process, but due to the fact that most of my current knowledge is based on hanging in the by freenode hosted channels, mailing list and forums and a few books I was kind of parallelized to be able to start joh gnu autools documentations, because of an endless number of bad rumors: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


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The autotools-toolset is one of the most widely used tools for building and packaging programs, especially in the unix world. Read reviews that mention open source configure script use autotools macro language autoconf and automake automake and libtool source software well written source project book explains needed a book using autotools autotokls this book autotools and bought this book chapter windows tools example linux chapters.

Chronicle Volume 1 Inbunden. I bought this book because I wanted to understand all the mysterious files that most of auttoools Open Source-projects creates when you build a project.

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