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|Full description=Make examines a set of related files, determines which of them are out of date, and runs just the commands necessary to bring them back up to date. Make is typically used to compile and link programs, but it can be useful in many other situations as well. Make reads a file called a 'makefile' to learn how the files in your program are put together. It may also contain rules to install the product, clear up the workspace, generate distribution packages, or other tasks. When you write a program, you should also create a makefile for it so that it is possible to use Make to build and install it.
 
|Full description=Make examines a set of related files, determines which of them are out of date, and runs just the commands necessary to bring them back up to date. Make is typically used to compile and link programs, but it can be useful in many other situations as well. Make reads a file called a 'makefile' to learn how the files in your program are put together. It may also contain rules to install the product, clear up the workspace, generate distribution packages, or other tasks. When you write a program, you should also create a makefile for it so that it is possible to use Make to build and install it.
  
Last version includes support for [[Guile|GNU Guile]] as an embedded extension language.
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GNU Make includes support for [[Guile]] as an embedded extension language.
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/make/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/make/
 
|User level=none
 
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|Related projects=Ant,Automake,Bras,CMake,FireMake,Jam,Maketool,Phing,SCons,ccbuild,gmsl,smake,Pre_Make,iplog,Apache_CouchDB,cons,Makepp,Autoconf
 
|Related projects=Ant,Automake,Bras,CMake,FireMake,Jam,Maketool,Phing,SCons,ccbuild,gmsl,smake,Pre_Make,iplog,Apache_CouchDB,cons,Makepp,Autoconf
 
|Keywords=compiler,development,programming,executables
 
|Keywords=compiler,development,programming,executables
|Version identifier=4.0
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|Version identifier=4.1
|Version date=2013/10/09
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|Version date=2014/10/05
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/make-4.0.tar.gz
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/make-4.1.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Genium
 
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2013/10/20
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|Last review date=2014/10/24
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01

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GNU Make

https://www.gnu.org/software/make/
Generates executables and other non-source programs

Make is a program that is used to control the production of executables or other files from their source files. The process is controlled from a Makefile, in which the developer specifies how each file is generated from its source. It has powerful dependency resolution and the ability to determine when files have to be regenerated after their sources change. GNU make offers many powerful extensions over the standard utility.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/

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