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O'Reilly Network: Introduction to Make

Feb 04, 2002, 12:54 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jennifer Vesperman)
"Make originated as a system for building compiled code. It is now used as a system for making changes across many files and directories. It is useful whenever a change in one file requires changes or actions elsewhere.

Make is useful for system administrators as well as developers. This article primarily discusses Make as a compilation tool, but it can be effective for program installation or system configuration changes."

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