Monthly Archives: March 2013

Non-recursive make (gmake) part 2: rules.mk

I love the power of GMAKE’s implicit rules and actions. The fewer magical relationships, the better. Ask me how I feel about dev/runtime frameworks that tie your elbows together as you try to write/extend code. I’m going to assume you … Continue reading

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Non-recursive make (gmake) part 1: the basic GNUmakefile layouts

For a while I’ve been converting recursive-make projects to non-recursive (“NR”) makes. I’ve learned some necessary conventions, some tricks and some limitations. All in all, non-recursive make trees are a reliable and efficient way to work. Why The “killer” reason … Continue reading

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