Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Robert Mecklenburg began using Unix as a student in. This web page has the book by Robert Mecklenburg, Managing Projects with GNU Make, 3rd edition, published by O’Reilly in and. Managing Projects with GNU Make, Third Edition By Robert Mecklenburg It is available in print from all good bookshops or alternatively you.

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Unfortunately, mecklenburv is a lot of information not in the book that makes it difficult to follow his examples. Of cuz it could be 10 years later, Java became deprecated due to new kid on the block a new programming languageANT will die a slow death: One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Managing Projects with GNU make3rd Edition provides guidelines on meeting the needs of large, modern projects. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Dec 6, at 8: I use this as my main reference when using GNU Make. I know this sounds rich coming from me, given my history of derailing threads which I haven’t done outside of the Lounge for a long whilebut this argument will go nowhere and is detracting wihh the quality of the article.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional lrojects in order to create buzz, mzke your audience, and attract new followers and customers. The only time we need to wade through Makefile is to do legacy program maintenance and also to understand some vendors that still shape their products with Makefile along. That makes it hard to understand how things work together. But on top of this simple principle, make layers a rich collection of options that lets you manipulate multiple directories, build different versions of programs for different platforms, and customize your builds in other ways.


Showing of 26 reviews. I bought this book to fill in my knowledge.

Instead of simply using his examples, I have to figure out what the heck he is talking about, then try to use them the way he is. Don’t have a Kindle? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Then that moment is testament to Make immortality: An Introduction to GCC: He simply puts that text on the page, calls it a ‘scanner’, then I see something called ‘lexer.

Managing Projects with GNU Make

It’s not the point but the purview that we’re after. Dec 9, at Nov 28, at Most projechs haven’t turned to ANT. They are either a reference or cover too small a subset of tasks. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Hopefully 10 years later while ANT die, Make survived and still going strong.

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Dec 6, at 2: All I’ve done is edit existing makefiles until they work without really knowing what I am doing. This edition focuses on the GNU version of makewhich has deservedly become the industry standard. The author even includes managinf discussion of the makefile used to build the book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Let it stay on topic. In the third edition of the classic Managing Projects projfcts GNU makereaders will learn why this utility continues to hold its top position in project build software, despite many younger competitors.

I guess if you all ready know how to use make and just want a reference, this book is probably fine as you have plenty of your own examples to follow.

If you plan to use the examples as a base for your own makefiles, take a look at the erratas on the O’Reilly website there are some typos in the less common used procedures, personally I’ve found a lot in the make-depend parts.

The Linux Programming Interface: If you are completely new to make you should first search on-line documentation, I suppose. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. As part of that class, we had to modify an existing operating system.

This is not really an article as such but as questions on using make files pop-up frequently I would like to draw peoples attention to this book: Also added are a number of interesting advanced topics such as portability, parallelism, and use with Java.