Autotools Tips (,, autoconf, automake, etc)

Posted by Benjamin Close on November 7, 2008 under OpenSource, Programming | 2 Comments to Read

The Autotools build system is a great system. It consists of a number of tools. These are aclocal[1], autoconf[2], automake[3], autoheader[4], and to some extent libtool[5] These tools all work together to aid in building applications, libraries and providing a consistent framework for doing so. The problem however, is the tools are hard to use, poorly documented and the [..more..]