[Hpr] Topic request

Klaatu klaatu at straightedgelinux.com
Thu Feb 19 22:15:51 PST 2015


Somewhere...I forget where or when....but at some point, Nido did a
really great overview of that very topic. I am almost SURE it was recorded.

I'll ask Nido next time I see him in IRC.

-klaatu

On 02/20/2015 10:09 AM, Mike Ray wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'd like to request a topic.  I'd like to hear somebody do a show about
> the Gnu automake system.
> 
> Automake is what is used to create great cross-platform build and
> install scripts with the familiar:
> 
> 	./configure
> 	make
> 	sudo make install
> 
> sequence.
> 
> What file feeds which program which produces what files which feed into
> what, hugely complex.  And it's usually explained with graphical
> diagrams, no good to me.
> 
> Mike
> 
> 





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