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Linux Journal: Automating Builds on Linux

Jun 30, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Kolawa , Sang Uk)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"An automated nightly build is a process for building an application every night using an infrastructure that automatically executes the required steps at the scheduled time, without any human intervention. A well-planned build process not only builds your application, but also provides you and your team with early detection of incompatible changes in the application components and early detection of errors introduced by newly integrated code. When configured and used properly, automated builds are a critical component for ensuring that the application satisfies quality requirements and continues to run as expected..."

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