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Bootstrapper

http://bootstrapper.sourceforge.net/
The bootstrapper program creates a customized bootstrap script by scanning the autoconf macros in a project's configure.in file and using them to determine which programs need to be used to create a usable configure script. It then creates a bootstrap script which is custom tailored to your project's configuration. The resulting bootstrap script is useful for rebuilding the configure script and Makefile.in files, particularly for a project which may be downloaded off of a cvs server. By including a bootstrap script in a cvs repository, all auto generated files related to configure can be excluded from the cvs repository. It is also useful for a developer importing a new project onto a cvs repository. Running `make distclean' then `./bootstrap --clean' removes all auto-generated files, instead of removing them by hand.

Documentation

User tutorial available in HTML format from http://bootstrapper.sourceforge.net/index.php?name=tutorial


Download

Download version 0.2 (beta)
released on 8 May 2002

VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@cvs.bootstrapper.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/bootsrapper

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey31 May 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Anthony Ventimiglia Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=49838
Help Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bootstrapper-news


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Perl
Source requirement automake
Source requirement autoconf
Source requirement libtool
Source requirement Bourne shell

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 31 May 2002.



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